As of August 2015, an I bond is a type of savings bond that earns interest based on a combination of a fixed rate and an inflation rate, according to TreasuryDirect. It is meant to be a long-term investment. More » Business & Finance Investing

An employment bond is an agreement that one comes to with an employer prior to becoming a member of staff. Such agreements tend to stipulate the conduct that the employee is expected to uphold as a member of the company.... More »

A polar bond is a type of bond that is formed between two atoms that are sharing an electron, where one atom has a stronger attraction, or pull, on the electron than the other. A polar bond is a type of covalent bond, wh... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The value of U.S. savings bonds is determined by using the savings bond calculator on the TreasuryDirect website, reports the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The calculator can figure the present and future values of Se... More »

As of 2015, Investors redeem electronic savings bonds through TreasuryDirect, but they can only redeem paper savings bond at certain local banks and financial institutions or by mailing them to the Treasury Retail Securi... More » Business & Finance Investing

Find the maturity date of U.S. savings bonds by finding the issue dates on the bonds and adding the number of years the bonds can earn interest according to the table on a U.S. Department of the Treasury website, Treasur... More »

Interest is paid on U.S. Treasury HH savings bonds at the rate of 1.5 percent of the value of the bond every six months, reports TreasuryDirect, a service of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Because HH bonds are a di... More » Business & Finance Financial Calculations