Treasury Reminds Veterans to Redeem their Matured U.S. Savings Bonds; Veterans - You May Have Matured Savings Bonds. U.S. Treasury Wants to Help You Redeem Them

November 8, 2021

The U.S. Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service reminds veterans across the nation to redeem their matured savings bonds.

Many veterans purchased U.S. savings bonds while serving in the military through a payroll savings program. When those bonds mature and stop earning interest, it is time to redeem them. Redeeming bonds is easy - just take them to a local bank or send them to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service. Directions are available on our web site at TreasuryDirect.gov. If you are unsure whether you own a matured savings bond, a secure search engine is available at TreasuryHunt.gov. New information about matured savings bonds is added monthly to Treasury Hunt.

"American citizens hold approximately $30 billion in matured, unredeemed savings bonds. We encourage all bond owners, especially veterans, to claim funds owed to them" says Stephen Hofmann, military veteran and Project Manager for the Bureau's Office of Retail Securities Services. Redeeming a matured savings bond is easy. And who couldn't use some extra money these days?

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