Course 207:
Treasury Inflation-Adjusted Securities
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Bond and Inflation Basics
3 What Is an Inflation-Adjusted Security?
4 Characteristics of Inflation-Adjusted Securities
5 Advantages of Inflation-Adjusted Securities
6 Taxation of Inflation-Adjusted Securities
7 Invest in the Treasury and Beat Inflation, Too

People often choose to invest in United States Treasury-backed securities because of the bonds' safety from default. One disadvantage of investing in bonds had always been the risk of losing purchasing power as the result of inflation. For this reason, the U.S. Treasury developed a new type of security--the inflation-adjusted bond.

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