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What Every Physician Should Know About I-Bonds

What Every Physician Should Know About I-Bonds

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I-Bonds are an excellent component of a physician’s fully-funded emergency fund. They are state income tax-free and they pay interest that is very similar or exactly the same as the inflation rate. But what are I-Bonds and how do they work? Why would a physician want to buy an I-Bond? Tune in today to learn more about how I-Bonds work and why they are a great aspect of an emergency fund. 



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  • [0:28] What are I-Bonds, and how do they work?
  • [5:10] How does the website work to buy I-Bonds?
  • [9:17] Why would a physician want to buy an I-Bond?
  • [14:44] How to show the non-financial spouse how to get access to the emergency fund. 
  • [17:34] Splitting up I-Bonds and how that works. 



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