Important Change Coming to U.S. Savings Bonds

bankPaper savings bonds will no longer be sold at financial institutions after December 31, 2011.  But they’re not going away…electronic savings bonds can be purchased online through TreasuryDirect.

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 here at Fowler State Bank.  

With TreasuryDirect you can safely and securely

  • Buy, manage, & redeem electronic savings bonds
  • 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!

Stop worrying about misplacing or storing paper savings bonds, and start managing your savings online, anytime, through TreasuryDirect. 

Open a Free TreasuryDirect account today

Sign up at www.treasurydirect.gov

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