From the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to Chicago’s Millennium Park, municipal bonds (“munis”) have helped states and localities to raise the funds necessary to build some of our country’s most ambitious capital projects. And they’re still alive and well today – between 2003 and 2012, states and other localities invested $3.2 trillion in infrastructure projects around the country through municipal bonds, 2.5 times more than similar federal investments.
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When you sign up for an account at Neighborly we ask you a lot of questions related to the types of investments or communities you are interested in, your financial situation and your investing experience. Your answers to these questions help us identify potential investments for you and allows us to keep you updated on new issuances you might find interesting.
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So you’re considering investing in your community? That’s exciting. We’re here to help.
Are you completely new to municipal bonds? We’d also recommend checking out our Municipal Bonds 101 before you get started.
Have you ever wondered what impact your investment in a school has on the success of its students? Or whether the construction of the new sports facility in your city required wetlands to be drained? Or what long term impact an issuer’s hiring practices might have on their communities?
Now you can learn all of these things on Neighborly.
As rents continue to rise in American cities, more and more individuals and families are “rent burdened”, spending over 30% of their monthly income on rent and utilities. According to a March 2016 report by New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, a majority of renters in eight of the 11 largest U.S. cities, including San Francisco and New York, qualify as rent-burdened.
So what can we do to make housing more affordable?
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