National Geographic : 1982 Jun
WHY YOU SHOULD OPEN YOUR IRA RETIREMENT PROGRAM WITH ACOMPANY DEEPLY INVOLVED INRETIREMENT PLANNING. Now that virtually every wage earner is eligible to shelter earnings in a tax-de ferred IRA retirement pro gram, the important question is: Where should you open it? There are a number of sig nificant and substantial rea sons why you should consider Metropolitan, a company long involved with the manage ment of retirement funds on which millions ofAmericans depend. Begin with this. The most critical fact about an IRA is security: knowing that the money will be there when you retire whether that's 10, 20 or 30 years from now. Metropolitan makes sure of that. Unlike some other IRAs, the money you pay into Metro politan's IRA is guaranteed. More than that, your money earns a competitive current interest rate with minimum rates guaranteed. There is none of the danger involved in speculative funds that can go down as easily as up. Furthermore, Metropolitan offers an optional benefit that will keep your payments going if you become totally disabled and cannot continue to contribute yourself. One last thing. When the time comes for you to retire, Metropolitan will offer you a number of options for using your IRA to provide a guaran teed retirement income that you can't outlive. We make the purchase of an IRA easy and convenient. Just call a Metropolitan rep resentative who is a trained professional willing to help you choose an IRA in an amount that best comple ments your other retirement benefits. Metropolitan Insurance Companies METROPOLITAN REALLY STANDS BY YOU. Life/Health/Auto/Home/Retirement ©1982Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New York, N.Y.