I Bond Investors: Higher Fixed Rate Could Be Coming


  • The I Bond’s inflation-adjusted rate will rise slightly on November 1, so there is no pressure to buy before then.
  • But could the I Bond’s fixed rate fall from its current 0.3%? The data suggest zero chance, but the Treasury is unpredictable.
  • In fact, the data clearly support an increase in the fixed rate to 0.4% and possibly even 0.5%.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

I Bonds and TIPS

About Tipswatch

Author of Tipswatch.com 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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