U.S. Savings Bonds Are A Surprisingly Attractive Investment Right Now

Summary

  • Both real and nominal yields have plummeted in 2019, with nominal yields on government debt dipping into the negative in Europe and Asia.
  • Returns on I Bonds and EE Bonds still have the same terms that the Treasury set in November 2018 and have now become much more attractive by comparison.
  • I Bonds are the best inflation-protected Treasury investment with a maturity under 20 years. EE Bonds are the best nominal Treasury investment with a maturity of 20 or more years.

Read my full analysis on SeekingAlpha.com

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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