Saturday, October 01, 2011
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced it will end over-the-counter (OTC) sales of paper savings bonds as of December 31, 2011. This includes sales of savings bonds at financial institutions and applications mailed directly to the Federal Reserve Bank by customers.
Through December 31, 2011 you can purchase savings bonds:
• at Mars National Bank branches,
• by mail, and
• online at www.TreasuryDirect.gov
After December 31, 2011, savings bonds will only be available online through Treasury Direct at www.TreasuryDirect.gov.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has developed a detailed Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document. For a copy of the FAQ document in PDF format, click here.