# How do I check the value of my EE bonds?

To learn the value of your electronic savings bonds, log in to your TreasuryDirect account. Find out what your paper savings bonds are worth with our online Calculator. The Calculator will price paper bonds of these series: EE, E, I, and savings notes.

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## How do I check the value of my EE bonds?

To learn the value of your electronic savings bonds, log in to your TreasuryDirect account. Find out what your paper savings bonds are worth with our online Calculator. The Calculator will price paper bonds of these series: EE, E, I, and savings notes.

### What is the value of Series E bonds?

Electronic bonds purchased via TreasuryDirect are sold at face value; i.e., you pay $25 for a $25 bond. At 20 years, a bond we sell now will be worth twice what you pay for it.

**How much is my $50 Series EE bond worth?**

For example, if you purchased a $50 Series EE bond in May 2000, you would have paid $25 for it. The government promised to pay back its face value with interest at maturity, bringing its value to $53.08 by May 2020. A $50 bond purchased 30 years ago for $25 would be $103.68 today.

**How do I redeem Series EE savings bonds?**

How do I cash my EE and E bonds?

- If you hold an account at a local bank and it cashes savings bonds, ask the bank if it will cash yours. The answer may depend on how long you’ve held an account there.
- Send them to Treasury Retail Securities Services along with FS Form 1522 (download or order).

## How do you lookup the value of a savings bond?

To find what your paper bond is worth today:

- Click the ‘Get Started’ Link on the Savings Bond Calculator home page.
- Once open, choose the series and denomination of your paper bond from the series and denomination drop down boxes.
- Enter the issue date that is printed on the paper bond.
- Click the ‘Calculate’ button.

### How do Series EE bonds work?

Series EE bonds are a type of zero-coupon bond. You won’t receive interest income for them. 6 Instead, the bonds are issued at deep discounts to face value. They then compound to the point that they are worth the face value of the bond on the maturity date.

**How do I cash in Series EE bonds?**

**When should I cash in EE savings bonds?**

It’s possible to redeem a savings bond as soon as one year after it’s purchased, but it’s usually wise to wait at least five years so you don’t lose the last three months of interest when you cash it in. For example, if you redeem a bond after 24 months, you’ll only receive 21 months of interest.

## How do you calculate the current value of a bond?

Face/par value which is the amount of money the bond holder expects to receive from the issuer at the maturity date as agreed.

### How do you calculate the current price of bonds?

– IF c = r then the bond should be selling at par value. – IF c <> r AND Bond price > F then the bond should be selling at a premium. – IF c <> r AND Bond price < F then the bond should be selling at a discount.

**How do you calculate the value of EE Savings Bonds?**

– Type – Denomination – Serial number – Issue date

**How much is Series EE Savings Bond Worth?**

The Treasury guarantees that your savings bond will reach face value in 20 years. For example, if you bought an EE bond with a $100 face value on Jan. 1, 2019, it will be worth at least $100 on Jan. 1, 2039.