Paper Series EE bonds are issued in face amounts of $50, $75, $100, $100, $200, $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000. The cost of a paper EE savings bond is one-half the face amount. Electronic EE bonds are purchased through the Treasury direct website and the face amount is equal to the purchase price.What is the interest rate of Series E bonds?
Rates paid on series EE bonds are set twice a year, in May and November, and remain the same for all bonds issued during the following six-month period. As an example, for the six months ending April 30, 2019, the interest rate on Series EE bonds was 0.10%.What to do with Series E savings bonds?
If you have Series E, EE or I bonds, another option is to use the Smart Exchange at TreasuryDirect to convert your paper savings bonds to electronic bonds, which will make them much easier to monitor and redeem (you can link your TreasuryDirect account to a bank account).