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154 7 Things You Should Know Before Investing in I Bonds

Inflation is as high as it's been for 40 years -- more than 9% -- and it's crushing budgets all over the world. The stock market, one of the best ways to beat inflation over time, is struggling. So, what's a saver to do? One great solution may also be one of the safest: I-bonds. The "I" stands for inflation, and they're called that because as inflation goes up, so does the interest on these US government bonds. Example? Right now they're paying 9.6%! Sounds good, but what's the catch? In the podcast, we're going to find out. Co-hosts Stacy Johnson and Miranda Marquit are joined by producer Aaron Freeman. Today's special guest is former financial advisor, bestselling author and financial educator Kevin Matthews from BuildingBread. Remember, even though we sometimes talk about specific investments on this show, don't take them as recommendations because they're not. Before investing in anything, do your own research, and make your own decisions. MoneyTalksNews: The Podcast For more information and show links. »»» Subscribe to Money Talks News here to watch more videos: »»» Connect with us online: Like Money Talks News on Facebook: Follow Money Talks News on Twitter: Sign up for the Money Talks Newsletter: #podcast #personalfinance #financialfreedom »»» About Money Talks News: Our goal is to help you reach your goals by telling stories that matter to you. Stories that offer specific advice on saving more, spending less, investing, and avoiding debt – without making your eyes glaze over.
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