What information does a savings bond redemption table provide the user?


Quick Answer

A redemption table for certain Treasury savings bonds provides users with the values of the bonds and earned interest starting from 1941, according to the Treasury Department. The table covers EE/E and I bonds, and savings notes.

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Full Answer

A, B, C, D, F, G, H, HH, J and K bonds do not have redemption tables because they are worth face value upon being cashed in, as stated by the Treasury Department. As of 2015, the department updates redemption tables every six months. These charts show the issue year, month of issue, various redemption values, interest earned and the yield from the issue. The department has an archive of these tables dating back to 1999.

The Treasury Department website features a tool that enables users to calculate the value of a paper savings bond. Users input the date they want the value to be valid for, the bond series, denomination, serial number and the date of issue.

The Treasury Department allows people to purchase bonds for gifts on its website. Customers must be at least 18 years old and have an account. Additionally, customers need to know the full name and Social Security number of the gift recipient, advises the Treasury Department.

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