Jonathon Fernandez-Rubio, FPQP®

Takeaways from the FTX disaster

The rapid collapse and subsequent bankruptcy of FTX, a Bahamas-based cryptocurrency exchange, has consumed mainstream media outlets since mid-November. Many people, both professionals, and next-door-neighbors are talking about whether or not cryptocurrency is dead, and some of them are wondering whether they will ever receive their lost cryptocurrency again.  Background FTX was a cryptocurrency exchange…


Series I-Bonds

What is an I-Bond? US Treasury Series I-Bonds (I-Bonds) are inflation-adjusted savings bonds. Interest compounds every six months (May and November), and the rates are also reassessed at that time. The annual interest rate for I-Bonds purchased from November 2022 through April 2023 will be 6.89%. The stated rate applies for the first 6 months…