Alan Appelbaum

I am a Member of the board of directors for Maccabi's USA Division.

About Me

Alan Appelbaum began his professional career as a history teacher. Years later, he found himself working in the bond market. He has spent 48 years in the bond market industry. He's now retired but continues to be involved in charity organizations. He's proud to have worked with some of his clients for 40 years. Alan is proud to say he came from humble beginnings. He grew up in Bayonne, NJ. It is a blue-collar town located near Newark Bay. The city is a far cry from Wall Street. It's known for exporting, oil refining, and yacht building.

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January 20, 2023

Municipal Bonds Gear Up to Support City Infrastructure Investment

Municipal bonds are a vital source of revenue for municipalities across the country, and their increasing availability is proving to be a significant boon for cities looking to invest in their infrastructure. However, the market has become more complicated over the past few years as credit risk has become a big factor. A new study […]

January 1, 2023

Should You Invest In Munis?

Municipal bonds are among the many investment options available for investors. They can be purchased through the stock market and are often tax-exempt. However, many different factors should be considered before investing in these bonds. Some of these include the rise in interest rates, liquidity risk, and the potential for tax minimization. Tax-exempt yields In […]

Municipal Bonds
December 8, 2022

Strong Municipal Bonds Rising Rates

Despite the rise in interest rates, municipal bonds have performed quite well over the past few months. They have enjoyed very high yields and are a relatively safe investment, especially if you plan to hold them long-term. Long-term perspective The municipal bond market can be volatile whether you’re a new investor or a seasoned veteran. […]

Municipal Bond
November 21, 2022

The Municipal Bond Market Outlook

There are several key factors to consider, whether you are a local government or an investor in municipal bonds. The municipal bond market is experiencing a wave of activity as issuers look to refinance existing taxable debt and reissue it as tax-exempt. Increasing fears about inflation and fiscal austerity in the near term are also […]

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