The Investment TIPS You Should Care About
The U.S. began issuing Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) in 1997. Backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government and assurances that inflation cannot eat away at their value, TIPS provide a risk-free asset for U.S.-based investors.
Pfau, Wade D. PhD, "The Investment TIPS You Should Care About" (2017). Faculty Publications. 710.