Are U.S. Savings Bonds Transferable?

Answer U.S. savings bonds are among the most sound investments around and are sometimes purchased to show pride in the country, but people buying them as gifts or just wanting to sell them often feel shoc... Read More »

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Are i series savings bonds a better investment than ee bonds?

On One Hand: High InflationDuring times of inflation, I series bonds provide more inflation protection and a higher return than EE Bonds. EE bonds earn a fixed rate over the course of 20 years, whi... Read More »

How to Buy US Savings Bonds?

U.S. Savings bonds are a low-risk investment you can purchase for yourself or as a gift -- and the interest you earn is exempt from state and local income taxes. You can buy savings bonds at a bank... Read More »

Are savings bonds tax-free?

Savings bonds are not tax-free. However, savings bond holders have the choice to either report the interest as taxable income each year as it accrues or wait until the bond matures or is cashed in ... Read More »

What do you need to cash in savings bonds?

Cashing in savings bonds is easy--as long as the bonds are eligible to be cashed in, and you are a person eligible to cash them. All you need is a bank account or a valid ID.Eligible BondsYou can c... Read More »