Ridiculous Fact: EE Bonds Are Now A Stellar Long-Term Investment

Summary

  • The lowly EE Savings Bond now offers substantial yield advantages over similarly safe investments of the same term around the world.
  • EE Bonds make sense only for investors who can hold them 20 years, creating an effective yield of 3.53%, compounded.
  • They can be used as part of a 20-year plan toward a college education or retirement. Avoid them if you can’t be sure of holding them 20 years.

This doesn’t happen often, but in September 2019, a U.S. Savings Bond has become one of the very best bond investments in the world.

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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