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 bo... More »

A Series EE savings bond can be redeemed after it is 12 months old, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. If redeemed before it is five years old, the last three months of interest are lost. EE bonds earn int... More »

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Bond owners can cash electronic Series EE savings bonds by logging on to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's TreasuryDirect website. Owners can redeem paper Series EE bonds by taking them to a local bank or mailing the... More »

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Although both savings bond programs offer low-risk investments, the EE bond program offers investors a guaranteed double return during the first term, while the I-series savings bond comes with a fixed-coupon rate that a... More »

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Interest income from the redemption of a Series EE savings bond is reported on the bondholder's federal income tax return on the same line with other interest income, according to the U.S. Treasury. The bondholder is not... More »

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The time it takes for a savings bond to mature is completely based on the bond issued, so owners of a savings bond need to check the "issued to" date on the bond to see when it will mature. The time a bond takes to matur... More »

As of 2015, official EE bond redemption tables appear on TreasuryDirect.gov. Individuals view current and past redemption tables in PDF format. Each table allows investors to see values of E, EE and I bonds, as well as S... More »

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