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RobWest

May 13th

Hi Ben. Unfortunately, you can't buy I Bonds inside an IRA or other qualified retirement plan. If you take the money out before age 59.5, you'll have a 10% penalty plus the withdrawal will be added to your taxable income. If the investment holdings are consistent with your age and risk tolerance, I would stay invested and keep a long term perspective. In fact, this is a great time to contribute to your SEP IRA and keep investing. Through dollar cost averaging, you'll be able to buy more shares with the same money during this period where the market is down. As the market moves back up as the economy improves, you'll be rewarded. I hope that helps!
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BenHanus

May 13th

Thank you! That does help.
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