Important Notice Re: Use of EE Bonds For Emergency Fundsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Generally, a US Savings Bond must age 6 months before it may be redeemed. Therefore, you are now facing a purchase decision deadline.
-- P (email@example.com), June 18, 1999
Redeeming a bond might be difficult if the banking system happens to be down for some reason.
-- Tom Carey (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 18, 1999.