Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-02-2008, 10:25 AM   #21
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 193
Bought I bonds at local BOA. Application paperwork only mentions a 30K/ssn limit and the application shows buyer can order 10K bonds. So I'll see if the Treasury will honor the application, bounce the sale or just send me a warning letter as they have done with others.
HpRyder is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-02-2008, 10:49 AM   #22
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 292

I received, as a gift $40,000 in Ibonds in 1999. 10k per family member. Left them alone..they are now worth almost $67,000..
Livefree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2008, 03:10 PM   #23
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
MooreBonds's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 2,179
I thought about it for a few minutes...but since I already have $39.5k in I-bonds from 00/01 with an average fixed rate of 3.326%, I opted to put the money in Munis and a few ETFs and REITs.

Still can't believe that the new fixed is 0.00% (well, I can understand why they did it...but it's just funny looking on the I-bond webpage to see 0.00%. Kind of like seeing the 90-day T-bill auction rate results at 1.00% +/- a few years ago.
Dryer sheets Schmyer sheets
MooreBonds is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Muni Bonds - Calif State University Revenue Bonds - 2008A. Disappointed FIRE and Money 0 03-24-2008 09:25 PM
20% Muni Bonds how do I buy this. clifp FIRE and Money 8 02-17-2008 12:04 AM
TIPS or IBONDS, To Buy or Not To Buy... ? ShokWaveRider FIRE and Money 7 06-25-2006 12:29 PM
buy and build or just buy land and wait ? lonedog Life after FIRE 11 02-13-2006 09:55 AM
Buy I-bonds now or wait until Nov? soupcxan FIRE and Money 16 11-01-2004 11:57 AM

» Quick Links

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:26 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.