How much savings

how much savings

Things You'll Need

Information printed on your savings bond, including serial number, series number, denomination and issue date.

Visit the Savings Bonds Calculator on the website of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The link to the calculator is provided below under Resources.

Enter a date in the "Value as of" box. If you are interested in finding out how much the savings bond is worth today, enter in today's date. If you plan to let the bond mature for a longer amount of time, enter that date.

Select the correct series in the drop-down box. Savings bond series include EE, I and E. One of these series codes will be printed in bold letters in the bottom left-hand corner or the top right-hand corner.

Select the denomination of the savings bond in the drop-down box. The denominations range from $10 to $10,000

and are printed on the top corners of the savings bond.

Enter the bond's serial number in the box provided. The serial number is a code printed on the bottom right hand corner. It usually starts with letter, which is followed by seven to nine numerical digits.

Enter the date the bond was issued in the "Issue Date" box. The month and year of the issue date is printed in the right-hand corner, directly under the denomination. Enter the date in a month and year format. For example, if the savings bond was issued in December 1984, enter 12/1984 in the box provided.

Click "Calculate" after you have entered the information required in Steps 2 through 6. The calculator will process your information and display the savings bond's issue price, maturity date, interest rate, interest accrued and total value as of the date you selected.

Source: www.ehow.com

Category: Personal Finance

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