Munis in the bargain bin, again

The recent “taper-tantrum” over the Fed’s potential coming removal of quantitative easing has caused quite some unrest in the bond market. This has caused interest rates, in particular longer term rates (10yrs +) to move substantially higher across the board. Long term munis were no exception and the sell off has left some compelling value in long term munis for…

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My name is Paul Novell. I left the semiconductor industry, at 41, to pursue a more independent life. This came after two attempts at “retiring early” (starting in January 2006) and being scared back into the work force for a few months. Since early 2010 I’ve been fully committed to the financially independent lifestyle. Since 2006 my main source of income is from my…

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