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Comparison of Legacy Treasury Direct and TreasuryDirect

NOTE: Legacy Treasury Direct is being phased out.

  Legacy Treasury Direct TreasuryDirect
Security Types Available for Purchase None Bills: 4-, 13-, 26-, and 52-week
Notes: 2-, 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-year
Bonds: 30-year
TIPS: 5-, 10-, and 30-year
Savings Bonds: Series EE and I
Maintenance Fee No maintenance fee assessed in 2014 No maintenance fee
Transaction Methods Phone, paper forms Online (24/7)
Statements of Account and Transaction Confirmation Delivered by mail Printed from your account online - current holdings page contains statement of account information
Assistance 800-722-2678 By e-mail
Registrations Single registration per account

Types of accounts include Individuals (one owner, two owners using AND connective, two owners using OR connective, one owner POD beneficiary), trusts, organizations, legal representatives of a decedent's estate, corporations, sole proprietorships, and partnerships
Multiple registrations are allowed within an account

Types of accounts include Individuals (one owner, two owners using WITH connective, one owner POD beneficiary), trusts, legal representatives of a decedent's estate, corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, Limited Liability Company (LLC), and Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC)
Minimum Investment Securities no longer sold $100 for Bills, Notes, Bonds and TIPS
$25 for Series EE & I savings bonds
Maximum Investment Securities no longer sold $5 million per auction (Marketable securities/non-competitive)
$10,000 per calendar year per savings bond series (EE & I)
New Account Establishment New accounts no longer allowed Established online
Tax Information (1099) Delivered by mail Printed from your account online
Transfers Securities can be transferred from one Legacy account to another. They cannot be transferred into Legacy from outside Legacy. They can be transferred out, either to TreasuryDirect or a bank or broker. Securities can be transferred within TreasuryDirect, into TreasuryDirect, or out of TreasuryDirect.
Online Access None
Unlimited - access your account 24/7