T-Bill investment rate explained

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006
Categorized as: Savings Bonds and competitive investments

The Sun’s Financial Diary is a blog of unknown parentage, but it’s one of the few financial blogs I’ve found with good information.

Yesterday’s post, T-Bill Investment Rate: Is it APR or APY? And What Is Your Taxable Equivalent Yield? is a careful comparison of the rates offered by T-Bills and a high-yield online savings account.

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FDIC Insured Certificates of Deposit can pay 1 or 2% more than savings bonds when held for a similar length of time. See top CD Rates Below:


On November 8th, 2006 Dan said:

FYI – Jonathan of mymoneyblog.com posted a nifty calculator for this function back in May:


On November 8th, 2006 Mario said:

Thanks for venturing into posting marketable Treasuries info, Tom!

The 4, 13, and 26 week T-bills are usually posted and equivalent APYs calculated in this Fatwallet thread every week:


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