A hedge for Inflation

Some of you may remember that I touted the virtues of I-bonds back in July.  Now CNBC finally sees my wisdom:


Sweating inflation? This risk-free bond pays 7.12% for next six months (cnbc.com)


Also note that you can buy up $5000.00 in paper bonds if you get a tax refund.  Finally, note that boring old EE bonds are still guaranteed to double if held for 20 years – that works out to be a 3.5% rate of return (considering that a regular 20-year Treasury only pays 1.87%).  

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