Savings Bond Advisor archive for June, 2006

Tax law change impacts kiddie tax and Roth IRAs

Thursday, June 1st, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond taxes
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Kiddle tax raised from 14 to 18 years old as of 1/1/2006; income limits removed on rollovers from traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs in 2010.

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Savings Bonds gadget for Google home page

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006
Categorized as: Current value of a US Savings BondSavings Bond interest rates
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All about our new Savings Bond Gadget for Google Home Page.

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Changing the beneficiary on a Savings Bond

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond registration changes
14 Comments
I want to change the beneficiary on my Savings Bonds. Will I have to pay tax to do this?

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Do Federal Reserve inflation targets eliminate the need for inflation protection?

Monday, June 12th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bonds and competitive investments
5 Comments
What is your stance on Bernanke's goal of keeping inflation limited to 1%-2%? If he is successful, wouldn't that virtually eliminate the need for TIPS and I-bonds?

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Check our headlines in your favorite feed reader

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond news
19 Comments
How to easily check for new headlines on your favorite web sites without going to each site.

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Savings Bond Alert #021

Thursday, June 15th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond Alerts
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May prices up 4.2% from a year ago.

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I bond investments plummet in May

Friday, June 16th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond investment rate
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I bond sales in May were down from recent levels.

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Do Savings Bond purchase limits impact rollovers?

Monday, June 19th, 2006
Categorized as: Buying US Savings BondsCashing in US Savings BondsSeries I US Savings Bonds
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I have been investing the $30,000 maximum in Series I Savings Bonds every year. Is the $30K limit only for new bonds or does it include rollovers?

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Why and how to avoid income lumps

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond taxes
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In his column for June 14, Learning to avoid 'taxable events', Scott Burns of the Dallas Morning News answers two questions about avoiding lumps of income that will push you into a higher tax bracket.

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China to offer electronic Savings Bonds

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
Categorized as: Yesterday's News (old post archive)
1 Comment
Goal of electronic bonds is to reduce money supply and control growth.

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What’s the Savings Bond street address for UPS and FedEx?

Friday, June 23rd, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond FAQ
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Do you know the street address for the Federal Reserve's Savings Bond processing centers?

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How to oppose a bill that would weaken identity theft protection

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond news
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The credit reporting industry is tempting Congress to pass a law that would make identity theft easier.

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US credit rating could drop within 10 years

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond newsUS Credit Rating
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According to a recent report by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, the credit rating of the US Treasury could drop from its current AAA rating to A by 2015.

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Credit rating agency says US fiscal readiness deteriorating

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bond newsUS Credit Rating
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According to a recent report by the credit rating agency Standard & Poor's, the fiscal readiness of the US has "deteriorated markedly" since 2002.

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