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.
If you own savings bonds with a second owner in TreasuryDirect, you have to specifically grant rights for the second owner to see or redeem the bonds.
I Bonds offer a better yield to small investors than TIPS. After you max out your annual limit, you can buy another $5,000 by overpaying your taxes.
Calculate whether the time has come to sell your I Bond and switch to TIPS.
A real life experience of how to get lost or stolen savings bonds replaced.
The new myRA being created by the Obama administration is simply Roth IRA invested in savings bonds.
Pentagon Federal Credit Union offered a great deal on 5-year CDs. How do I Bonds compare with the PenFed CDs?
It’s time to buy I Bonds! I waited until now because I wanted to earn a little more interest on the money in my checking account at Alliant Credit Union. I Bonds will still pay interest for the full month if you buy on any day during the month. Therefore if your own bank account […]
Treasury department announced that they will discontinue selling paper savings bonds through banks and credit unions effective January 1, 2012. Savers and investors, myself included, will lose a convenient purchase channel. But they left open a small backdoor. If you really want paper savings bonds, either because you like them in paper form or because […]