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- Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:17 pm
- Forum: Personal Investments
- Topic: Cash on hand for two year horizon - suggested placement
- Replies: 6
- Views: 691
Hi Everyone. I have about $15,000 in an FDIC insured savings account which I plan to use to purchase a house within the next two years. I will be continuing to save income for a down payment on the home and adding it to this sum. I was thinking about storing the money in a TIPS fund like VIPSX or VT...
- Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:10 pm
- Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
- Topic: TIPS Funds vs Direct Purchase from Treasury Direct
- Replies: 25
- Views: 1929
Hi everyone. I have been reading about TIPS Funds (like VIPSX) and purchasing direct TIPS from Treasury Direct. It has come to my attention that it is possible for funds, such as VIPSX, to actually go down in value. I am not sure how this is possible, because I thought TIPS were almost guaranteed to...