Did you realize that older I Bonds, issued before May 2008, are worth a lot more than what the Treasury will pay you if you cash them in before maturity? There’s no secondary market, but the fact is: These are gems you should hold.
I wrote this article for SeekingAlpha.com, and talk about which I Bonds you should target if you are fed up with deflation eating into your returns. And which I Bonds you should definitely hold. Hope you will click through and read it there: