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Old 06-04-2015, 12:39 PM   #21
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Inflation linked savings bonds report negative inflation

Originally Posted by mrfeh View Post
Cashing in I bonds seems a bit short-sighted to me. The current interest rate is temporary. Once sold, you can never truly replace them, due to the annual purchase limit.

Without a decent fixed rate component to go with the inflation part, I just dont see the value in them for me. We have only been above 4.9% on a yearly basis once since 1982, and only 5 times eclipsing even 4% in 33 years, with the last in 1991. Not real compelling to me. Now toss me that 3% fixed in, and it really piques my interest!

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