Opened A Treasury Direct Account

I decided that I would purchase some I-Bonds for my niece for her college investments with $1000 of her funds. Currently I’m investing her money in Japanese antiques (and where I have most of my money invested), but since I usually turn the items I purchase over fairly quickly, I don’t see a need for more than $1000 to start off. Most of the items I invest in run under $200 so I should be able to do fine for her with the $1000. So instead of having that money sit in my bank account here (with the wildly high interest rates I can earn as mentioned in the previous post), it seems reasonable to place some of that money in the I-Bonds for now.

Opening the Treasury Direct account was

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