National Geographic : 1937 Jan
/"WE ARE BUYING A GOVERNMENT BOND FOR YOU EVERY MONTH" "Your father and I wish to set aside money for you regularly, not only where it will be safe but where it will increase steadily. That is why this new Regular Purchase Plan of United States Savings Bonds appeals to us. We have requested the Treasurer of the United States to send us each month a memorandum statement for the purchase of a Savings Bond of $100 maturity value. At present prices, this bond costs $75. " These bonds will be registered in your name. Ten years from now your first bond will mature for $100, and one will mature each month there after for as many months as we bought bonds, provided all are held to maturity." QUICK FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS They are direct Obligations of the than the purchase price, are printed on the face lost, or destroyed, a duplicate will be issued of each bond, upon proof of loss and proper indemnity. Government. Your investment will increase 331/3% if held for ten years. Bonds are available in the denominations shown in the coupon. Interest Accrues at the Rate of 2.9% Per Annum Compounded Semiannu ally, provided the bond is held to maturity. May be Redeemed in Cash after 60 days from issue date, in whole or in part. Free From Price Fluctuation. The fixed cash redemption values, which are never less Ownership. They may be registered in the name of an individual, a trustee, a corporation, or any other legal entity. Ownership by Two Persons. They may be registered in the names of two (but not more than two) individuals. Such bonds may be redeemed by either person named as coowner. Beneficiary Can be Named. You may register your bond with the name of a beneficiary to whom, on request, your bond will be payable or reissued in the event of your death. Protection Against Loss. Should your bond be Tax Exempt both as to principal and in terest to the same extent as other Treasury bonds, as more fully defined in Treasury Circular No. 554. $10,000 Maximum in One Year. It is permissible under the law authoriz ing these bonds that $10,000 (but not more than $10,000) maturity value, issued during any one calendar year (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31), may be held by any one person. An addi tional $10,000 maturity value issued during each or any subsequent calendar year may be so held. UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS :I : The Basis of a Secure Future The maturity values of United States Savings Bonds, bought at regular intervals and not redeemed prior to maturity, will be pay able at the same intervals as the purchases, ten years from the respective issue dates. For example, the purchase of a $25 denomination bond (present price $18.75) each month for 120 successive months will result, if each bond is held to maturity, in an ownership of $3,000, maturity value, of these bonds, payable during the following ten years by the United States Government on the first day of each month at the rate of $25 per month. Likewise- Amount you invest each month for 120 months $37.50 75.00 93.75 187.50 375.00 Maturity Value in 120 months $6,000 12,000 15,000 30,000 Payable each for 120 mon starting in 10 $50 per mi 100 " 125 " 250 " 60,000 500 nonth ths years For sale at Post Offices and-DIRECT BY MAIL --- TO ORDER BY MAIL-- TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT N-01, I WASHINGTON, D. C . ] Please send me without obligation your Regular Purchase Plan and forms for my consideration and optional use. I Send me the following bonds for which I enclose check, draft, or money order. NUMBER $25 U. S. Savings Bonds at $18.75 $....... ..... $50 U. S . Savings Bonds at $37.50 $..... .. $100 U. S. Savings Bonds at $75.00 $....... $500 U. S. Savings Bonds at $375.00 $....... ..... $1000 U. S. Savings Bonds at $750.00 $ ....... Total $....... /rM;l onth Register in NamMr. the name of Street Address r" and send to s , City State u I Make all checks payable to the Treasurer of the United States.