Category Archives: Savings Bond

10-year TIPS vs. I Bonds? No contest

If you are looking to invest in the July 21 auction of a 10-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security, and you haven’t bought US Savings I Bonds this year, my advice is: Stop right there and read this. I Bonds are the … Continue reading

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TIPS vs. I Bonds: Best move for small investor?

I Savings Bonds used to be a great investment, especially during the stock market bubble of the late 1990s, when they were paying 3.6% interest, plus the inflation rate. And back then, you could buy $60,000 of them a year … Continue reading

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