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iBonds:  Current Series-I Bond rates
Series I Savings Bonds
Current iBond Rates for Older Bonds
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May 1, 2017 Announcement:  The Bureau of the Public Debt announced earnings rates for Series I Savings Bonds and Series EE Savings Bonds, issued from May 1, 2017, through October 31, 2017.

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

Assumptions Current Prior
Semiannual Inflation Rate =  0.98% 1.38%
Annualized Inflation Rate =  1.96% 2.76%

I Bonds Issued during 6 Month Term  Starting Base Rate Composite Rate Prior Composite Rate
1-Nov-17


1-May-17 0.00% 1.96% NA
2-Nov-16 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-May-16 0.10% 2.06% 2.86%
1-Nov-15 0.10% 2.06% 2.86%
1-May-15 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-Nov-14 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-May-14 0.10% 2.06% 2.86%
1-Nov-13 0.20% 2.16% 2.96%
1-May-13 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-Nov-12 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-May-12 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-Nov-11 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-May-11 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-Nov-10 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-May-10 0.20% 2.16% 2.96%
1-Nov-09 0.30% 2.26% 3.06%
1-May-09 0.10% 2.06% 2.86%
1-Nov-08 0.70% 2.67% 3.47%
1-May-08 0.00% 1.96% 2.76%
1-Nov-07 1.20% 3.17% 3.98%
1-May-07 1.30% 3.27% 4.08%
1-Nov-06 1.40% 3.37% 4.18%
1-May-06 1.40% 3.37% 4.18%
1-Nov-05 1.00% 2.97% 3.77%
1-May-05 1.20% 3.17% 3.98%
1-Nov-04 1.00% 2.97% 3.77%
1-May-04 1.00% 2.97% 3.77%
1-Nov-03 1.10% 3.07% 3.88%
1-May-03 1.10% 3.07% 3.88%
1-Nov-02 1.60% 3.58% 4.38%
1-May-02 2.00% 3.98% 4.79%
1-Nov-01 2.00% 3.98% 4.79%
1-May-01 3.00% 4.99% 5.80%
1-Nov-00 3.40% 5.39% 6.21%
1-May-00 3.60% 5.60% 6.41%
1-Nov-99 3.40% 5.39% 6.21%
1-May-99 3.30% 5.29% 6.11%
1-Nov-98 3.30% 5.29% 6.11%
1-Sep-98 3.40% 5.39% 6.21%

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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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