I-Bond Investors: Here’s A Buying Guide For 2020

Summary

  • The I-Bond’s current fixed rate of 0.20% (essentially, its “real yield”) means it remains the most attractive inflation-protected investment.
  • I recommend waiting until April 10 to make an I-Bond investment decision, because we will then know the future variable rate.
  • Most likely, the fixed rate of 0.20% will be the highest we see in 2020, but a lot can change in the next 12 months.

After a year of deep declines in yields for Treasury investments, here’s something to remember: U.S. Series I Savings Bonds remain a relevant investment.

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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