Both the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury provide information and services for U.S. Savings Bonds.
The first and only financial services web site that lets you buy and redeem marketable securities and savings bonds directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in paperless, electronic form
Short-term government securities with maturities ranging from a few days to 52 weeks, sold at a discount from their face value
Marketable securities whose principal is adjusted by changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Sold at face value, a low-risk savings product that earns interest while protecting against inflation
One way the government finances activities of the Federal government, is to sell marketable Treasury Bills, Notes, Bonds, and Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) to the public. Marketable securities can be bought, sold or transferred after they are originally issued. The Treasury uses an auction process to sell marketable securities and determine their rate or yield.
Government securities issued with maturities of 2, 3, 5, and 10 years and pay interest every six months
Bonds that pay interest every six months; the Treasury resumed selling 30-year bonds in February 2006.
A secure savings product that pays interest based on current market rates for up to 30 years (electronic bonds are sold at face value from TreasuryDirect; paper bonds are sold at 1/2 face value)
A safe and easy way to purchase Treasury securities on a regular basis and makes saving money effortless.
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