US Savings Bonds/Treasury Direct

Changing the registration in Treasury Direct

Wednesday, September 1st, 2004
Categorized as: Savings Bond registration changesTreasury Direct
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How can I change the named owner of TreasuryDirect investments?

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Series EE face value in TreasuryDirect

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004
Categorized as: Treasury DirectSeries EE US Savings Bonds
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Series EE Savings Bonds purchased electronically at TreasuryDirect are issued at face value...$50 for a $50 bond. Paper bonds are issued at half their face value. Why is this done? Will the electronically issued bond be worth less in the future than a paper bond?

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Zero Percent Certificate of Indebtedness as an investment

Wednesday, October 27th, 2004
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Serial numbers in TreasuryDirect

Friday, October 29th, 2004
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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TreasuryDirect emergency fund

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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I have just started to use Treasury Direct as an alternative to a traditional savings account. Because I have to hold securities for a one year minimum, should I keep some money in the Zero Percent Certificate of Indebtedness for the first year, as an emergency fund, and then invest it when the first few securities become redeemable?

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Living Trust registrations in Treasury Direct

Tuesday, February 8th, 2005
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Can you register TreasuryDirect's electronic Savings Bonds in the name of a living trust as you can with paper Savings Bonds?

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Minor accounts in Treasury Direct

Friday, February 11th, 2005
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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How do I open a Treasury Direct account for my minor child? I want to put it in her name but keep the ability to manage it for her.

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Fixing TreasuryDirect errors

Monday, February 21st, 2005
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Treasury Direct's Pending Transactions screen, which is under Current Holdings, is the place to delete transactions you enter in error.

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Treasury Direct phone number

Monday, March 21st, 2005
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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What is the telephone number for Treasury Direct?

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How to convert paper Savings Bonds to electronic bonds at TreasuryDirect

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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When will we be able to convert paper bonds to electronic?

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How to collect HH-like interest payments from series EE or I savings bonds

Friday, January 27th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury DirectSeries HH or H US Savings BondsSavings Bond interest rates
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I have EE bonds from 1992 and 1993. I'm thinking about converting them into HH bonds. Do they still have those? I'd like to collect the interest from the bonds.

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Treasury Direct overview

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Treasury Direct is an online service offered by the U.S. Treasury. You can use it to invest in Savings Bonds and other marketable Treasury securities.

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Savings Bond gifts in Treasury Direct

Monday, February 20th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury DirectSavings Bonds as gifts and prizes
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Learn how to buy gift bonds in TreasuryDirect using the Gift Box, linked accounts for minors, or direct transfer to the recipient's TreasuryDirect account.

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TreasuryDirect refuses to confirm transactions

Thursday, March 16th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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I purchased $25K worth of Series I Savings Bonds electronically in January. After four emails, two phone calls, and three letters to TreasuryDirect, they have told me that they refuse to send me a written confirmation that my account even exists.

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Wall Street Journal questions TreasuryDirect security

Monday, July 10th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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The WSJ reports on TreasuryDirect and the security concerns investors discussed here on Savings-Bond-Advisor.com in March.

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TreasuryDirect will require bank certification for some accounts

Monday, August 7th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Some existing TreasuryDirect accounts will be locked pending bank certification of the account holder's identity.

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Transferring funds into TreasuryDirect

Thursday, August 10th, 2006
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Is there a way to set up an electronic bank transfer from a mutual fund account to a TreasuryDirect account?

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TreasuryDirect enhances security features

Friday, August 11th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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TreasuryDirect enabled new security features this week, but I'm still whining.

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TreasuryDirect email notifications fixed

Monday, August 21st, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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When you change your email address, a notification is now sent to both the old and new address.

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It’s hard to run a railroad

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Email system error at TreasuryDirect creates anxiety, but all is well.

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Keylogging programs gain sophistication

Thursday, March 15th, 2007
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Security company founder claims TreasuryDirect's virtual keyboard is vulnerable to keylogging.

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What does Restricted Security mean in TreasuryDirect?

Thursday, March 5th, 2009
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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What does it mean when a converted paper Savings Bond in TreasuryDirect is marked "Restricted Security"?

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TreasuryDirect now allows entity registrations

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009
Categorized as: Treasury Direct
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Entities such as trusts, estates, and businesses can now open TreasuryDirect accounts.

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2012 Savings Bonds to be electronic only

Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Categorized as: Treasury DirectSavings Bond historySavings Bond news
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Treasury takes the big step in its plan to eliminate new paper Savings Bonds.

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