FRNs: Is It Time To Take A Look At Treasury Floating Rate Notes?


  • FRNs are getting more intriguing as interest rates rise from near-zero levels.
  • They offer protection against rising interest rates, but not rising inflation. That makes FRNs a good complement to TIPS and I Bonds.
  • But are they a good idea for a small investor? Will you do better with a 2-year bank CD?

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About Tipswatch

Author of blog, David Enna is a long-time journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. A past winner of two Society of American Business Editors and Writers awards, he has written on real estate and home finance, and was a founding editor of The Charlotte Observer's website.
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