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Series I Savings Bonds
Current iBond Rates for Older Bonds
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November 1, 2016 Announcement:  The Bureau of the Public Debt today announced1 earnings rates for Series I Savings Bonds and Series EE Savings Bonds, issued from May 2016 through October 2016.   Read about it at "Current Series-I Bond Interest Rates." 

Composite Rates for current and older iBonds
(rates your bonds will pay for the next six months)

My Seeking Alpha Article:
New Series I Bonds Offer Attractive Rates

Assumptions Current Prior
Semiannual Inflation Rate =  1.38% 0.08%
Annualized Inflation Rate =  2.76% 0.16%

I Bonds Issued during 6 Month Term  Starting Base Rate Composite Rate Prior Composite Rate
2-Nov-16 0.00% 2.76% NA
1-May-16 0.10% 2.86% 0.26%
1-Nov-15 0.10% 2.86% 0.26%
1-May-15 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-Nov-14 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-May-14 0.10% 2.86% 0.26%
1-Nov-13 0.20% 2.96% 0.36%
1-May-13 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-Nov-12 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-May-12 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-Nov-11 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-May-11 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-Nov-10 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-May-10 0.20% 2.96% 0.36%
1-Nov-09 0.30% 3.06% 0.46%
1-May-09 0.10% 2.86% 0.26%
1-Nov-08 0.70% 3.47% 0.86%
1-May-08 0.00% 2.76% 0.16%
1-Nov-07 1.20% 3.98% 1.36%
1-May-07 1.30% 4.08% 1.46%
1-Nov-06 1.40% 4.18% 1.56%
1-May-06 1.40% 4.18% 1.56%
1-Nov-05 1.00% 3.77% 1.16%
1-May-05 1.20% 3.98% 1.36%
1-Nov-04 1.00% 3.77% 1.16%
1-May-04 1.00% 3.77% 1.16%
1-Nov-03 1.10% 3.88% 1.26%
1-May-03 1.10% 3.88% 1.26%
1-Nov-02 1.60% 4.38% 1.76%
1-May-02 2.00% 4.79% 2.16%
1-Nov-01 2.00% 4.79% 2.16%
1-May-01 3.00% 5.80% 3.16%
1-Nov-00 3.40% 6.21% 3.56%
1-May-00 3.60% 6.41% 3.76%
1-Nov-99 3.40% 6.21% 3.56%
1-May-99 3.30% 6.11% 3.46%
1-Nov-98 3.30% 6.11% 3.46%
1-Sep-98 3.40% 6.21% 3.56%

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Series I Bonds*Remember:
  • new i-bond rates apply on the 6-month anniversary of your bond
  • Composite rate =
    [Fixed rate + (2 x Semiannual inflation rate) + (Fixed rate x Semiannual inflation rate)]
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