Savings Bond Advisor archive for August, 2011

S&P lowers U.S. credit rating

Monday, August 8th, 2011
Categorized as: US Credit Rating
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Wished for drowning of federal government in bathtub begins.

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10-year TIPS rates dip below zero for first time

Saturday, August 13th, 2011
Categorized as: TIPSUS Credit Rating
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Interest rates continue to fall, never mind the S&P downgrade.

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In praise of Series EE Savings Bonds!

Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Categorized as: Savings Bonds and competitive investmentsSeries EE US Savings Bonds
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Series EE bonds now have higher rates than equivalent 5- and 20-year Treasury securities.

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End of paper Savings Bonds lamented in NY Times

Friday, August 19th, 2011
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Program should be expanded, authors say.

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Savings Bond interest rate calculations

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Categorized as: Current value of a US Savings BondSavings Bond interest rates
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A detailed explanation of how interest is calculated for Series EE Savings Bonds

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