How to Buy US Savings Bonds?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When do savings bonds mature?

They take 17 years to "mature".They are purchased for 1/2 the face value - in other words it is worth $50.00You can cash it in early but if you do cash it before five (5) years you have to pay a pe... Read More »

Are U.S. Savings Bonds Transferable?

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 »

Are savings bonds tax deductible?

The act of purchasing US Savings Bonds is not tax deductible. However, you can defer the taxes due on interest paid by Savings Bonds until you redeem the bond. In some cases, you may receive intere... Read More »