30-yr Bond Roller Coaster Continues today

Back up to 4.256% on the GATT Rate as of 10am. We’re seeing really big swings lately on this yield.

GATT Rate closes at 4.16% today

Huge drop is great news for those of you thinking about retiring in the 4th quarter. Of course, none of this really matters until August, which is the next lock-in month for Associates.

GATT dropping even further today

Shortly before 2pm, the yield on the 30-yr Treasury is down to 4.187% — round up to 4.19% which is now lower than the rate that was locked in back in May for July-August-September.

Recent Trend of the GATT Rate

Jamie Cox has prepared this graph of the GATT rate over the last month or so. As you can see, the rate spiked up initially, but has been coming back down — potentially good news for those of you contemplating retirement.

GATT Update for July 8th

After locking in the month of May at 4.23%, the GATT rate looked like it was going to skyrocket, closing as high as 4.75 on June 10th. But as of yesterday, July 7th, the GATT closed at 4.31 and is currently at 4.25 as of the time of this post. Still too early to tell […]