Qualified Savings Bond

DEFINITION of 'Qualified Savings Bond'

Refers to a series EE savings bond which has been issued after December 1989 and purchased by an individual at least 24 years of age.

BREAKING DOWN 'Qualified Savings Bond'

The interest from this type of bond is tax-free if you redeem it to pay for a higher education expense.

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RELATED FAQS
  1. What is the difference between EE and I Bonds?

    Read about the similarities and differences between the EE and I savings bond programs created by the U.S. Department of ... Read Answer >>
  2. How long will it take for a savings bond to reach its face value?

    Learn essential information about U.S. savings bonds along with an explanation of the unique characteristics of this popular ... Read Answer >>
  3. How are savings bonds taxed?

    Learn who is responsible for reporting U.S. EE savings bond interest for taxation and when the interest can be reported for ... Read Answer >>
  4. What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

    Learn more about some of the factors that influence the valuation of bonds on the open market, and why bond prices and yields ... Read Answer >>
  5. Why is my bond worth less than face value?

    Find out how bonds can be issued or traded for less than their listed face values, and learn what causes bond prices to fluctuate ... Read Answer >>
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    There are numerous options available to invest savings for a child's education: State-sponsored "529" college savings plans: ... Read Answer >>
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