How to Buy Savings Bonds
Online Is Easiest
Buying EE Bonds is simple, secure, and convenient once you account. TreasuryDirect gives you the flexibility to purchase EE Bonds for yourself or others, anytime, anywhere. There are never any transaction or processing fees when you purchase in TreasuryDirect.
TreasuryDirect allows you to schedule regular monthly purchases of as little as $25 or set up any schedule you wish. It's great for birthdays, anniversaries, or any other special event.
TreasuryDirect now offers payroll deduction as a method for buying electronic EE Bonds.
- Log In
- Open an Account
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TreasuryDirect Uses Secure, 128-Bit Encryption
Opening an account, buying securities, and managing your account require the transmission of sensitive data, such as your Social Security Number and your bank information. TreasuryDirect uses 128-bit encryption, which provides a high level of security for these transmissions and is the industry standard for electronic financial transactions.
Other Ways to Buy
TreasuryDirect is the easiest, fastest way to buy EE Bonds. You may also buy paper EE Bonds through the following means:
- Most banks, credit unions, or savings institutions. You'll receive your bonds within 15 business days.
- The Traditional Payroll Savings Plan, offered by many employers. See your Human Resources manager.
Paper savings bonds begin earning interest from the first day of the month in which you purchase the bond.
- Learn more about purchasing EE Bonds