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Savings Bonds

Savings bonds are a safe, risk-free investment guaranteed by the United States government. Unlike other investments, savings bonds guarantee you will never lose any of your initial investment. There are several types of savings bond, each with different features and yields.
  1. EE Savings Bonds
  2. HH Savings Bonds
  3. I Savings Bonds

5 Reasons to Buy U.S. Savings Bonds
If you are considering investing in United States savings bonds, this article from Bankrate.com may help make up your mind. Includes the benefits of each type of savings bonds [EE, HH, and I], as well as information on bond taxes.

J.P. Morgan Government Bond Index
The House of Morgan's rating on world-government credibility. The most widely used benchmark in the industry for government bonds. The site includes information on United States bonds.

More Seeking Safety in Savings Bonds
U.S. stock markets have been wobbling downward now for months. But one investment is gaining converts daily by consistently making money for its clients: United States savings bonds.

Tax - Information on U.S. Savings Bonds & Tax
Charts, tables, and discussion on the tax effects of United States savings bond ownership. A great page to print off if you are considering purchasing a large amount of savings bonds.

U.S. Savings Bonds - The Best Resource Online
The absolute best resource for United States savings bonds available online. This site calculates the current value of your savings bonds, gives information on purchasing savings bonds, explains the basics of the different types of savings bonds available, and much more.

U.S. Savings Bonds for Investment Purposes
The many advantages offered by United States savings bonds make them attractive to investors. These include the lack of commission upon purchase or redemption of bonds, the full backing of the government, the deferral of interest income tax, and the exemption of interest income from city or state income taxes.

Investing in Savings Bonds - How to Invest in US Savings Bonds
Investing in US savings bonds is a simple and easy way to put your money to work. This guide to investing in US savings bonds features in-depth information on how savings bonds work, the Series EE savings bonds, Series I savings bonds, and other products issued by the United States Treasury Department. It will explain tax benefits, where to purchase bonds, how to find out the interest rate you …

The History of US Savings Bonds
The United States savings bonds program has a history that dates back more than seventy years when the United States Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau, Jr. called for a program that allowed small investors to help finance the government and earn a rate of return on their money. The resulting US savings bond program went through several changes, culminating in the popular bonds we know today su…

When Investing in Savings Bonds Might Be a Mistake
Savings bonds might seem boring but in the right circumstances, they could play an important part in your investing portfolio. But that doesn't mean investing in savings bonds is always appropriate or advisable. Here are some things to think about when trying to figure out how to invest your money.

The Role of Savings Bonds in Your Portfolio
What role should savings bonds play in your overall investment portfolio? How do you know the total level of savings bonds you should keep on hand? Do savings bonds offer an attractive rate of return? These common questions are just some of the things new investors should consider when deciding whether or not to add savings bonds to their collection of investments. In this guide, the Role of …

How You Title the Ownership of Your Savings Bonds Can Have Big Tax Im…
How you title the ownership of savings bonds can have big tax implications for you and your family. There are three basic ways to record ownership of savings bonds, each with their own unique benefits and challenges.

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