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In a broker account, you can also buy "zero" treasuries, which act like CD' at a discount, get it all back at term. The yield is generally at least ten or 20 basis points more in yield. They are called STRIPS, I think.

I don't know if you can buy these in treasurydirect.

If you would need the interest payment for income, that would probably not be of interest to you.
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