With home foreclosures at an all-time high and the erratic stock market damaging 401(k) accounts, people are looking for innovative ways to invest their money.Moskowitz explains what tax lien certificates are (liens against property for unpaid taxes), why they are safe (certain states insure them), and how they fit into an overall financial plan. This new edition includes updates to the laws and procedures of states and counties that offer tax lien certificates.* The 16% Solution has been updated to reflect current legal requirements and information.* Seen as a great investment solution: "If you become a buyer of tax liens, we recommend reading The 16% Solution by Joel Moskowitz. It's a worthwhile investment." --Ken and Daria Dolan, Straight Talk on Your Money.