By David Enna, Tipswatch.com
Jeremy Keil, a certified financial planner based in Milwaukee, reached out to me this month to help educate his clients on U.S. Series I Savings Bonds, a very hot topic in October 2021. We tried to give a a simple breakdown of how U.S. Series I Savings Bonds work, their benefits, and potential pitfalls.
It’s great to see I Bonds being promoted in the financial planning community, which doesn’t happen often. I enjoyed this process and being able to spread the word about I Bonds.
Referenced in the podcast:
— September inflation report sets new I Bond variable rate at 7.12%, annualized.
— I Bond Manifesto: Why inflation-linked savings bonds can work as part of your emergency fund
— I Bond dilemma: Buy in October? Or wait until November?
— Inflation and I Bonds, where I track upcoming rate changes.
— Social Security COLA tracking page
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