You have the option to report accrued interest from your I Bonds every year but it gets complicated in real life. Keep it simple and go with the default.
When you open a TreasuryDirect account to buy I Bonds, sometimes you need a signature guarantee. Ask nicely at a bank, a credit union, or a broker.
You set a second owner or beneficiary when you buy I Bonds in TreasuryDirect. You can still add a joint owner or change the beneficiary at any time.
I Bonds bought as a gift counts toward the recipient’s purchase limit. Buying as gift for your spouse works when the high interest rates are only temporary.
You can buy another $10,000 in I Bonds per calendar year in the name of your business but they will be subject to judgments against the business.
You can buy I Bonds in your kid’s name but you should first decide whether to add to their 529 plan or keep full control of the money in your own name.
Using a special order type will make your ETF order behave like a mutual fund order. This minimizes the price fluctuation when you harvest tax losses.
Series I savings bonds (I Bonds) are the best bonds you can buy at the moment. Follow this guide for a complete walkthrough from start to finish.
You can deposit the paper I Bonds from the tax refund to your TreasuryDirect online account. Follow these steps. It gets easier after you do it once.
If you have large accounts with Fidelity, Schwab, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, or Merrill Edge, you may be able to borrow at a very low interest rate.
You can buy more I Bonds at TreasuryDirect in a trust. The trust can have the same tax ID, email address, and bank account as your personal account.
You can set up a beneficiary or a second owner on your I Bonds in TreasuryDirect. It only depends on if you want to let someone transact on your behalf.