Category Archives: I Bond

As inflation breakeven rate rises, appeal of this new 5-year TIPS dwindles

By David Enna, The U.S. Treasury will offer $18 billion in a new five-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security at auction on Thursday, April 22. This is CUSIP 91282CCA7, and its coupon rate and real yield to maturity will be set … Continue reading

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I Bond dilemma: Buy in April, buy in May, or wait until later?

By David Enna, The March inflation report, released April 13, is going to create a lot of interest in U.S. Series I Savings Bonds, because the bond’s inflation-adjusted variable rate – for purchases from May to October — will … Continue reading

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