- With the 10-year TIPS yielding just 0.11%, the Treasury couldn’t justify continuing the 0.10% fixed rate.
- But the I Bond will get a six-month variable rate of 2.76%, making it an attractive 1-year investment, no matter what happens in the second six months.
- EE Bonds remain a very attractive super-safe investment for anyone would can hold them for 20 years.
Disappointing? Yes. But all I Bonds – no matter when they were purchased – will earn a variable rate of 2.76% for six months.