The length of time is takes for a Series EE bond to mature, a period known as the term, depends on the issue date of the bond. All Series EE bonds issued since June 2003 take 20 years to mature; however, all Series EE bonds issued prior to June 2003 have a shorter term of between eight and 18 years.Continue Reading
Series EE bonds were first issued in January 1980. The original terms for all Series EE bonds issued since January 1980 are listed below.
Series EE bonds are designed as long term investments. They earn interest for a maximum period of 30 years after they are issued. Thus, a Series EE bond with a 20 year term will continue earning interest for 10 years after it matures.Learn more about Investing