- Another milestone: The yield advantage for EE Savings Bonds has disappeared
- 10-year TIPS reopening auction gets real yield of 1.248%, highest in more than 12 years
- Short-term Treasurys: Even more attractive now.
- This week’s 10-year TIPS reopening auction is worth a serious look
- The TIP ETF just dipped below $110. Is that a buy signal?
- Charts tell the story: The Federal Reserve has room to move (and keep) rates higher
- U.S. inflation rose 0.1% in August: What it means for TIPS, I Bonds and Social Security COLA
- Let’s ‘try’ to clarify how an I Bond’s interest is calculated
- Video: An economist offers a common-sense look at U.S. inflation
- What’s up with those crazy real yields on ultra-short-term TIPS?
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By David Enna, Tipswatch.com EE Bonds will have a fixed rate of 0.1%, but continue doubling in value after 20 years, creating an effective interest rate of 3.5% The U.S. Treasury just announced the May to October 2022 terms for … Continue reading
May 2, 2022 update: Treasury holds I Bond’s fixed rate at 0.0%; composite rate soars to 9.62%. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Back in December 2021, I wrote an article contending there was a “slim chance” that the fixed rate for … Continue reading
May 2, 2022 update: Treasury holds I Bond’s fixed rate at 0.0%; composite rate soars to 9.62%. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Over the last year, U.S. Series I Savings Bonds have transformed from a little-noticed, quaint mom-and-pop investment to one … Continue reading
May 2, 2022 update: Treasury holds I Bond’s fixed rate at 0.0%; composite rate soars to 9.62%. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Based on the March inflation report, which concluded the six-month rate setting period for the U.S. Series I Savings … Continue reading
An op-ed piece in today’s Wall Street Journal makes the case. By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Probably the most-often-mentioned “negative” of the U.S. Series I Savings Bond is the purchase cap of $10,000 per person per calendar year, plus the option … Continue reading