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- U.S. inflation increased 0.4% in April, continuing a gradual downward trend
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- I Bond’s fixed rate will rise to 0.9% on May 1, TreasuryDirect says
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U.S. inflation increased 0.4% in April, continuing a gradual downward trend
By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Here’s a quick overview of today’s inflation report: The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4% in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the … Continue reading
Posted in Federal Reserve, I Bond, Inflation, Investing in TIPS, Savings Bond 14 Comments
I Bond dilemma: Buy in April, buy in May, or don’t buy at all?
The I Bond’s fixed rate could rise to 0.6% or higher on May 1. Should you wait? Or look at alternatives? By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Update, April 28, 2023: Treasury raises I Bond’s fixed rate to 0.9%; new composite rate … Continue reading
March inflation report sets I Bond’s new variable rate at 3.38%
Annual U.S. inflation fell to 5.0% in March, but core inflation rose to 5.6%. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Update, April 28, 2023: Treasury raises I Bond’s fixed rate to 0.9%; new composite rate is 4.30% The just-released U.S. inflation report … Continue reading
Posted in Federal Reserve, I Bond, Inflation, Investing in TIPS, Savings Bond 50 Comments
Want to exit your I Bond investment? You’d better have a plan.
You don’t want to miss out on three months of 6.48% interest (or more). By David Enna, Tipswatch.com For years, my constant advice about redeeming I Bonds has been this: “Don’t do it until you really need the money.” I … Continue reading
Posted in Cash alternatives, I Bond, Savings Bond, Treasury Bills 68 Comments
U.S. inflation increased 0.4% in February; annual rate falls to 6.0%
By David Enna, Tipswatch.com I am writing this posting after just arriving in Zadar, Croatia. My time is short, so I will need to be brief this month. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 0.4% in February … Continue reading
Posted in I Bond, Inflation, Investing in TIPS, Savings Bond 8 Comments
Yes, the purchase limit is not affected by an I Bond redemption. It remains $10,000 per person per year.