Types of Bonds Issued by the U.S Government

Types of bonds:

  • Treasury Bills – bonds issued for a period of up to one year.

  • Treasury Notes – bonds issued for periods of two, five, and 10 years until maturity.

  • Treasury Bonds – These are the types of bonds issued for periods of more than 10 years to maturity. These are also called long bonds, and usually bear higher interest rates than the other types of bonds.