Investing Blog Roundup: the Hottest (also Safest and Most Boring) Investment

Housekeeping note: there will be no article this upcoming Monday (11/27), as I’ll be taking a few days off for Thanksgiving. I hope you all enjoy the holiday.

Based on my email inbox as well as discussions at last month’s Bogleheads Conference, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are the hottest investment topic right now. There’s something inherently funny (to me) about the safest, most boring investment being the current “hot” trend. But as John Rekenthaler notes, high TIPS yields are a tremendous boon for retirees or near-retirees.

High TIPS Yields Are a Retiree’s Best Friend from John Rekenthaler

Other Recommended Reading

What Does This College Cost? from Ann Garcia
How Much is a 3% Mortgage Worth? from Ben Carlson
The Crash Callers Won’t Save You from Ben Carlson
Managing Taxes in Retirement using the Effective Marginal Tax Rate from Wade Pfau and Joe Elsasser
Senior Living: What Are Your Options? from Darrow Kirkpatrick
Why Banks Are Suddenly Closing Down Customer Accounts from Ron Lieber and Tara Siegel Bernard
‘T-bill and Chill’: Why Jack Bogle’s Strategy of ‘Lazy’ Investing is Making a Comeback from Kate Rooney and Kevin Schmidt
Has IBM Built the Next Generation’s 401(k) Plan? from John Rekenthaler

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