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Safe Alternatives to Certificates of Deposit?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 7:52 AM
Dr. Don at Bankrate.com answers a question from one of his readers about CD alternatives for conservative investors. He presents a table that compares top CD rates with the current yields of Treasuries. CD rates may be low, but they're still much higher than Treasuries with comparable maturities. TIPS and I Bonds are another way to keep ahead of inflation which is the main risk with CDs. Unfortunately, I Bonds are not as good as they used to be.
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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,469 posts since
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1. Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 6:35 PM
No RCAs were even mentioned???
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