Tag Archives: municipal bonds

Puerto Rico And Politics! (Video)

Puerto Rico default

Yesterday, May 2, the Puerto Rico Government Development Bank defaulted on approximately $422 million in debt payments! Long in fiscal disarray, this missed payment by Puerto Rico was merely the opening salvo in the Island’s debt crisis as over the summer approximately $2 billion more is going to be coming due. Consider for a moment why […]

Why insist on a national title insurance underwriter for your real estate transaction?

Hallmark Abstract Service LLC

Why should a buyer of commercial or residential real estate, or an owner refinancing an existing mortgage, insist that the title insurance underwriter that’s used for their transaction be national in scope? Let me answer that question by referencing the first job that I had out of business school as a municipal bond analyst for […]