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TreasuryDirect is a Web application established by the Bureau of Public Debt that allows individuals to purchase securities/bonds directly from the U.S. Treasury rather than via payroll deductions. The use of TreasuryDirect is preferable to purchasing paper bonds because all transactions are electronic and are conducted directly with Treasury without the Payroll Office acting as a middle person.

This site explains how individuals can:

After an account is established with TreasuryDirect, individuals may:

Last Updated / Reviewed: October 09, 2020