Find Savings Bonds That No Longer Earn Interest
(In America In 2022)

By Michael Wong | January 3, 2022.

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10. Treasury Hunt (Visit treasuryhunt):

  • Every year 15,000 savings bonds and 25,000 payments are returned to the Department of the Treasury as undeliverable.
  • Billions of dollars in savings bonds have stopped earning interest but have not been cashed.
  • The Treasury Hunt database is no longer available.
  • Instead, you must submit a claim for lost, stolen or destroyed United States savings bonds, using “FS Form 1048,” available for download at
  • To figure out whether your savings bonds have stopped earning interest without searching the Treasury Hunt database: