An article by Ravi Nagarajan regarding using Series I savings bonds as an alternative to one year Treasury Bills appeared today exclusively on GuruFocus.com. The following is a brief excerpt from the article:
With one year Treasury Bills yielding 0.35% and even the highest yielding one year Certificate of Deposit paying under 2%, investors are searching for higher returns on idle cash while maintaining safety of principal. There have been very few options available for investors in recent months and the luxury of holding cash has meant suffering negative real returns. An interesting opportunity now exists for investors to obtain higher yields for small amounts of cash.