Author Archives: Tipswatch

About Tipswatch

Author of 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.

A 10-year TIPS matured in January. How did it do as an investment?

By David Enna, I’ve been a big advocate of purchasing Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities over the last decade, and much of that time … I’ve been wrong. Oops, sorry. TIPS are investments that provide a market-based real return above (or … Continue reading

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January inflation rises 0.3%: What does it mean for TIPS and I Bonds?

By David Enna, The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.3% in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all-items index increased 1.4%. The … Continue reading

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