Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct
Old 08-03-2006, 11:44 AM   #1
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 474
Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct

I own a few paper savings bonds. For a couple of years now Treasury Direct has said that these can be transferred to electronic bonds on their site, but only after being notified in the mail that my turn is ready. I've been waiting for some time, with no sign of an invitation. Is anyone else still waiting? Is there any reason to want the paper bonds?
__________________

__________________
bongo2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Re: Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct
Old 08-03-2006, 02:44 PM   #2
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 101
Re: Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct

You need to contact Treasury Direct and request an "invite to convert your paper bonds"

Email works for your request.
__________________

__________________
burch64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Re: Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct
Old 08-04-2006, 02:48 AM   #3
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
ladelfina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,713
Re: Paper Savings Bonds -- Treasury Direct

This happened to me, too. I felt like an idiot waiting for my 'invitation'! I e-mailed customer service and within a few minutes had my invite.

Why don't they just use another term like "On request.."?
__________________
ladelfina is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
savings bonds


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Treasury Direct -- can't get my money out JB FIRE and Money 26 07-03-2006 03:27 PM
EE Savings bonds to become fixed rate on May 1 soupcxan FIRE and Money 10 04-05-2005 08:54 AM
Using Savings Bonds as Gap Filler Otto Thompson FIRE and Money 6 06-14-2004 06:50 PM
EE bonds to ??? cute fuzzy bunny FIRE and Money 1 12-24-2003 01:33 PM
The Scoop on High Yield Bonds Ted FIRE and Money 9 12-04-2003 01:03 PM

 

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:28 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.