Monthly Archives: April 2013

The TIPS earthquake: When did it happen, and why?

When I started writing this TIPSwatch blog two years ago, I figured I was carving out a boring, staid corner of the investment world, a place where I could share ideas and learn from others. But excitement? Never. Not with … Continue reading

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New I Bond interest rate coming May 1, 2013: 1.18%

I Bonds,  a U.S. Savings Bond you can buy and hold at TreasuryDirect.gov, are currently paying a base rate of 0.0% and an inflation-adjustment rate of 1.76%, but that rate only applies to bonds purchased by April 30. On May … Continue reading

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