MID-DAY UPDATE: Bonds and bags of money

Oct 26, 2010
Today we learned about the U.S. Treasury, who for the first time ever is selling bonds with a negative rate of return. Translations? The investors...
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Inflation protection

Jan 21, 2010
Question: If I am concerned about the possibility of inflation, which alternative to choose; TIPS, I-Bonds, or Floating Rate Notes? I am not an...
Posted In: bonds, Economy, Investing, retirement savings, Savings, Taxes

TIPS: mutual fund or bonds

Nov 11, 2009
Question: I retired early and am over 55. I plan to keep enough money in my 401k to meet my needs until I'm 591/2. To take advantage of things...
Posted In: bonds, Investing, retirement savings


Nov 4, 2008
Question: With our 401(k) and 403(b) accounts having seriously tanked during October, we're becoming more intrigued with TIPS. But we don't really...
Posted In: bonds, retirement savings