1. Money

U.S. Savings Bonds

Savings bonds are one of the most popular ways for individuals to invest in bonds. Learn about the different types of bonds, how to buy them, and if they're right for you.

The Role of Savings Bonds in Your Portfolio
What role should savings bonds play in your overall investment portfolio? How do you know the total level of savings bonds you should keep on hand? Do savings bonds offer an attractive rate of return? These common questions are just some of the things new investors should consider when deciding whether or not to add savings bonds to their portfolios.

How to Buy Savings Bonds
For thousands of investors -- particularly beginners and the very cautious -- U.S. Savings Bonds are the perfect introduction to the world of bonds. About.com's guide to Banking/Loans offers advice on how and where to buy savings bonds in person or on the Web.

Series EE Savings Bonds
If you want to begin investing in Series EE savings bonds, we've put together a list of the articles, resources, and guides you'll want to read. You'll learn about tax benefits, how to purchase EE bonds, and much more.

Series HH Savings Bonds
On September 1st, 2004, the United States Treasury Department stopped offering Series HH savings bonds to investors, ending a successful and well regarded program.

Series I Savings Bonds: an Alternative to TIPS
Investors who are looking for inflation protection can choose either Series I savings bonds or TIPS. Which is better for you?

Treasury Direct: The Easiest Way to Invest in U.S. Government Bonds
TreasuryDirect is one of the best resources for investors who want to purchase U.S. government bonds, or who simply want to learn more about how the government manages its debt. Find out more about how TreasuryDirect can help you manage your bond investments.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.