U.S. Savings Bonds
You can stop worrying about misplacing or storing paper savings bonds, and start managing your savings online, anytime, through the U.S. Department of Treasury website.
Paper savings bonds will no longer be sold at financial institutions after December 31, 2011. They aren't going away – just going electronic and can be purchased online through TreasuryDirect.
To purchase U.S. Savings Bonds directly from the U.S. Department of Treasury, you can safely and securely:
- Buy, manage, and redeem electronic savings bonds from the convenience of your computer 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
- Convert paper savings bonds to electronic
- Purchase electronic savings bonds as gifts
- Purchase other Treasury securities including bills, notes, bonds, and TIPS (Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities)
- And much more!
Sign up today for a free TreasuryDirect account at http://www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/indiv_open.htm
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Existing paper bonds are still valid and will earn interest for 30 years from the issue date or until redeemed.
You can continue to cash savings bonds at NORTHSTAR BANK OF TEXAS.