What are U.S. government securities?

Personal Finance February 13, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

U.S. government securities offer low-risk saving options. Series EE and HH bonds, Treasury bills, notes and bonds, and federal agency bonds are all considered U.S. government securities. Each reaches maturity within a stated number of months or years. Interest yields and minimum investments vary greatly. Contact a financial adviser, banker, broker, or the nearest branch of the Federal Reserve for information or visit http://www.treasurydirect.gov/

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