Savings Bonds gadget for Google home page

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006
Categorized as: Current value of a US Savings BondSavings Bond interest rates

If you use Google Home Page, I’ve created a Savings Bonds gadget you can use to find out this month’s redemption value and interest rate for your Savings Bonds. It’s a simplified version of our Savings Bond rate and value calculator.

Here’s what it looks like in Google Home Page:

If you click the edit link to the right of the title in the gadget, you can set a default bond for the gadget. The default bond is the one that appears when you initially go to your Google Home Page.

Click this button for more information: Add to Google

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FDIC Insured Certificates of Deposit can pay 1 or 2% more than savings bonds when held for a similar length of time. See top CD Rates Below:


On June 8th, 2006 Tom Adams said:

I’ve submitted this gadget to the Google gadget directories at,, and

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June 1, 2010

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Virtually every question about Savings Bonds has been asked and answered on this site multiple times. Use the search feature (see the box in the gray area near the top of this page) or the detailed menu on the lower part of the home page to find the information you're looking for. If you have a copy of Savings Bond Advisor, you can ask me a question here.

Tom Adams

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