Category: Did You Know...?

Infographic of the Week: How Municipal Bonds Helped Build the Nation

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Dec 10, 2019
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Chart of the Week, Did You Know...?
A nice cross-curricular opportunity to fuse history and personal finance. Bonds can be a tricky topic for educators but if you just think of them as IOUs and municipal bonds as money that government entities borrow for infrastructure then suddenly they become more tangible. Click the image to go directly to the infographic.  Questions: What was the first public project funded by municipal bonds?  What are three large infrastructure projects funded by municipal bonds?  What...