Tagged: Treasury Bills and Bonds

4-Week T-Bill Ladder Complete

I now have 4 consecutive 4-week Treasury Bills as a ladder, so next week one will mature and I will buy another 4-week T-Bill the same day with the proceeds. I’ll keep this rotating money as …

How Treasury Bill Auctions Work

Reader Dan pointed out an interesting (well, kind of) research article [pdf] that, amongst other things, explains how Treasury auctions work. As stated on the Treasury Direct site, you can buy T-Bi…

How To Predict T-Bill Rates?

A commenter asked how do you predict rates for T-Bills, which I have been buying. I have no idea. I’ve never even taken Econ 101. I did a search and found this [pdf] article titled ‘Usi…

4-Week T-Bill Purchased: Very Easy

So I the $1,000 28-day T-Bill that I scheduled for purchase last week was issued today without a hitch. I knew the rate was 3.885% (exempt from state and local income taxes), as the auction was on …