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Jared Cummans is an analyst for Dividend.com, where he contributes on a regular basis. Jared's articles have been featured in a number of financial publications, including Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. Jared graduated from DePaul University with a degree in finance and currently lives in Chicago.

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Municipal Bonds 101

How do Municipal Bonds Work?

Investing strategies can fall under a number of different philosophies; depending on the goals...

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Municipal Bonds Risk Management

The Top 10 Safest Municipal Bonds

[Updated by Joshua Hudson on July 20, 2017]

The recent downgrade of Illinois to one notch above...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (5/23) - Upgrades and Downgrades

Wall Street had a relatively calm week by recent standards, as markets hovered at all-time highs....

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Municipal Bonds This Week (5/16) - Upgrades and Downgrades

Markets endured another choppy week of trading as the S&P 500 notched fresh highs amid...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (3/7) - Upgrades and Downgrades

Markets were lower on Friday morning, as investors digested the critical unemployment report for...

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In more ways than one, the 2020 American presidential election was a historic one: Joseph R....