Do Your Clients Have Unclaimed Savings Bonds?

August 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2009, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on aspects of unclaimed matured bonds in the U.S. It notes that the Treasury Department's Bureau of Public Debt reported a 16 billion dollars worth of matured bonds that have not been claimed. It points out that 2009 is the final year that Series E saving bonds will gain interest. It mentions that the bureau created a web site for people to know if they have unclaimed bonds. It indicates that if a bond holder is dead, a relative can claim ownership of the bonds.


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