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you can buy treasuries at their site...I think its Intrest payments go right into your bank account.

However, you cannot sell treasuries on this site anymore.

To sell, you'd have to have the securities transferred to a broker accont, which can take a few weeks, and may require a signature guarantee.

So, If you're 99.9% sure you want to buy and hold, it might be the most economical for you to use treasurydirect. Otherwise, the small extra amount you pay at a brokerage account might be worth it to have some flexiblility.
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