I-Bond Decision Time
Long time readers know that Mr. ToughMoneyLove is a fan of inflation-protected government bonds, namely TIPS (Treasury Inflation Protected Securities) and Series Savings Bonds, a/k/a I Bonds. Now is a good time to consider your options for investing in some I-Bonds.
1. For information about the features and benefits of I-Bonds, read Why I Like I-Bonds in My Retirement Portfolio.
2. This is how I use I-Bonds as part of a retirement emergency fund.
3. Inflation is always a risk and I-Bonds can help manage that risk for the long term investor.
4. I-Bonds can form the foundation for a plan for guaranteed retirement income.
Finally, read today’s short post on whether you should buy I-Bonds now. There you will learn why I’m leaning toward buying some before May 1.
If you want to learn more of the nuts and bolts of I-Bond purchase and ownership, visit the government’s Treasury Direct site.