Series EE bonds are the most common type of bonds issued by the U.S. Treasury. They earn interest for 30 years if you keep them that long, but you have to hold them for at least one year or you'll forfeit your investment.What is the current rate of EE bonds?
The current rate for Series EE bonds is 0.10%. Interest is added to the bond every month, but will only be available when the bond is cashed out. Keep in mind that cashing out the bond within five years of opening will result in the loss of three months’ interest.