If I have a series EE savings bond for $100, and it was purchased on January 24, 1991, how much is it worth now?

According to TreasuryDirect, as of January 2015, the cash value of series EE savings bond with face value of $100 issued on January 1991 is $163.52.

To find the current value of a savings bond, use the Savings Bond Calculator.

To use the calculator, you need the month and year the bond was issued.

  • Electronic bond: Month and year are in your TreasuryDirect account
  • Paper bond: Month and year are on the bond

The rates and terms for an EE bond depend largely on when the bond was issued:

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