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Safest Investment There Is, The: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)

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Safest Investment There Is, The: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS)

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  • Copyright 2010
  • Pages: 10
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-210085-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-210085-4

This Element is an excerpt from Higher Returns from Safe Investments: Using Bonds, Stocks, and Options to Generate Lifetime Income (9780137003358) by Marvin Appel. Available in print and digital formats.


Protecting yourself against inflation with the world’s safest investment: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS).

Inflation is the enemy of the bond investor and is your enemy if you’re on a fixed income. Once you lock in a rate of return, if prices rise faster than your investment, you are stuck. Fortunately, the federal government offers you a guaranteed way to beat inflation: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), a.k.a., inflation-indexed Treasury notes (or bonds).


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