Humberto gets it right

Wednesday, August 18th, 2004
Categorized as: Yesterday's News (old post archive)

Humberto Cruz is one of the country’s leading financial columnists. You can see why in his article Time will run out Aug. 31 on savings bond exchange (the link is to an article dated August 14 on the web site of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which carries Cruz’s column).

In this column he covers all the major points of the August 2004 fade out of Series HH Savings Bonds – including who might benefit from an exchange. He and I agree that the benefits are few for most of us.

He also gives a good explanation of how to go about getting EE bonds exchanged for HH bonds.

Congratulations, Mr. Cruz. Great column!

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On February 20th, 2006 Savings Bond Alert #004: Savings-Bond-Advisor said:

[…] This week we published a piece on the Series HH fade-out column written by Humburto Cruz, one of the country's leading financial writers. You can see why if you read his article, which we link to from the piece, Humberto gets it right. […]

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