Understanding the investment needs of Illinois public funds, the creators of IMET established a platform for competitive fund concepts to meet Illinois governments unique investing needs. IMET seeks to provide attractive options for investment of core cash, liquid funds, bond proceeds, capital funds and one-to-three year dollars. In addition, IMET seeks to provide tools and resources to help Illinois public entities with investing.
Investing public funds is different than other forms of investing. This is precisely why IMET has created the IMET Investing Encyclopedia: Ask Sofia… Presented in an easy-to-understand Question & Answer format. IMET’s Encyclopedia is organized in the following components:
- Policy Questions
- Policy Components
- Investment Products
- Portfolio Management
- Fixed Income 101
- Key Takeaway
We hope that you will bookmark this resource and add it to your toolbox of investing.
Cash Flow Model
Participants have exclusive access to a MuniCast simplified cash flow forecast model that projects revenues, expenditures and associated balances into the future. This tool helps identify liquid and core segments of portfolios, enhance investment earnings and better manage market and liquidity risks.
Effective immediately, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is asking all industry affiliates to immediately stop using the common four-letter acronym most often associated with the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Instead, GFOA recommends referring to the report by either the full name or by using a shortened format that does not include the four-letter acronym. For instance, the “Annual Report” would be acceptable.Read more