Can Savings bonds be cashed at any bank?

Savings bonds are a type of debt security issued by the federal government. They are considered one of the safest investments because they are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. Savings bonds can be cashed at most banks, as well as at many financial institutions, such as credit unions and brokerage firms. However, it is important to note that savings bonds cannot be cashed until they reach maturity, which is typically 10 years after they are issued. When cashing a savings bond, you will need to present your Social Security number or other form of identification. If you don’t have your physical bond certificate, you may be able to cash your bond using the TreasuryDirect online system.

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