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echo222 asks,

Since "I" bonds are currently paying 7.49% does anyone think a retirement portfolio invested 100% in "I" bonds would last if there was a 7% withdrawal rate. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Thanks, Gene

Which I-bonds pay 7.49%? The yield on the 30-Year TIPS maturing in April 2029 is 3.92% as reported in the Wall Street Journal.

Most of the reputable long-term studies on retirement withdrawals show that you must limit your inflation-adjusted withdrawals to about 4% of assets to remain "100% safe."


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