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Savings Bonds No Longer An Easy Gift

Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 4:47 AM
From USA Today
This is the first holiday season that paper U.S. Savings Bonds aren't being sold at banks. The traditional sale of paper bonds was basically eliminated last January.

Savers must go through a complicated online system to buy digital bonds.

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I reviewed Giving Digital Savings Bonds as Gifts last May. One significant issue that concerned many readers is that you must have the recipient's social security number before you can buy the savings bond gift.
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