Series I Bonds, "inflation bonds" or i-bonds, are a low-risk, liquid savings product. The Bureau of the Public Debt announced the new earnings rate for Series I (for Inflation) savings bonds issued from May 2, 2011 through October 2011 will be 4.60%.
The 4.60% composite earnings rate combines a 0.00% fixed rate of return with the 4.60% annualized rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers (CPI-U). The CPI-U (CPI Data Table) increased from 218.439 in September 2010 to 223.467 in March 2011, a six-month increase of 2.30%.
For more information about Series I Bonds and Rates see:
- Series I Bonds Explained
- New 4.60% Tax Deferred Rate for Low Risk I Bonds
- New Earning Rates for Older I-Bonds
- CPI Table 2000 to March 2010
More about Series I Bonds
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