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What Grandparents Need to Know About Using Savings Bonds for a Grandchild’s Education
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What Grandparents Need to Know About Using Savings Bonds for a Grandchild’s Education

It’s not easy, but grandparents can avoid a tax bill when redeeming savings bonds to pay for a grandchild’s college costs.
February 18, 2020
How to Search for Old Savings Bonds
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How to Search for Old Savings Bonds

If you lost track of U.S. savings bonds purchased decades ago for you when you were a child, the Treasury Department can help you find them.
May 1, 2018
What to Do With Old Savings Bonds
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What to Do With Old Savings Bonds

First, check to see whether they are still earning interest. If not, cash them in and invest the money somewhere else.
April 19, 2017
Cash in These Savings Bonds That Have Stopped Earning Interest
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Cash in These Savings Bonds That Have Stopped Earning Interest

Most savings bonds earn interest for 20 or 30 years. Here’s how to identify them so you can invest the money elsewhere.
July 8, 2016
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How to Cash in Savings Bonds
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How to Cash in Savings Bonds

Paper savings bonds are no longer being issued, but many banks will still redeem them.
July 1, 2016

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Why You Should Hold Off on Buying Savings Bonds
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Why You Should Hold Off on Buying Savings Bonds

Low interest rates mean low yields on savings bonds.
July 30, 2015
Tracking Down Missing Savings Bonds
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Tracking Down Missing Savings Bonds

You have a couple of ways to locate lost or misplaced savings bonds.
April 1, 2015
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529 Plan FAQs
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529 Plan FAQs

We've got answers to your frequently asked questions about 529 plans.
January 5, 2015
Using Savings Bonds to Pay College Costs
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Using Savings Bonds to Pay College Costs

Here's what to know about how the interest on savings bonds is taxed when the bonds are used to pay for education expenses.
July 19, 2012
How to Find Lost Savings Bonds
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How to Find Lost Savings Bonds

There are resources to help you track down bonds and get paid if they've matured.
April 16, 2012
How to Find a Lost Savings Bond
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How to Find a Lost Savings Bond

Even if you don't know how many you had, when you got them or what kind they were, you may still be able to track down missing U.S. savings bonds.
August 25, 2008