If you inherit bearer bonds from someone or find some tucked away in the attic, you might not know the value of the bond -- if the bond has any value at all.
Bearer bonds have not been issued in the U.S. since 1982, but there are still some that haven’t been redeemed and have value. Unlike other bonds, where the owners are registered, bearer bonds can be redeemed by whomever possesses them. Printed on the bearer bond will be the name
This bond yield calculator can help you figure out the current bond yield, a coupon rate of 8%, would pay the bearer of the bond $80 per year.
If a bearer bond has matured, you can mail it to the issuer for payment of the value plus any outstanding interest. If an interest payment is due, you can usually
Similar to other bonds, they have a stated maturity date and interest rate, but bearer bond coupons for interest payments are physically attached
The U.S. Treasury savings bond Web site has a wonderful, user friendly “Savings Bond Calculator” that will calculate the value of your bonds
Its Savings Bond Wizard is a free download that you can install on your computer. Otherwise, you can just use the “Calculate the Value of Your
Actual bearer bonds are uncommon today because nearly all bonds are registered electronically rather than in certificate form. (although some bondholders still
A bearer bond is a bond or debt security issued by a business entity such as a corporation, or a government. As a bearer instrument, it differs from the more
Treasury issued additional bond series prior to and during the early Value: Price your Savings Notes using the Savings Bond Calculator