National Geographic : 1912 Sep
The average man and his money -what happens to it? Too often he loses it. A high return Bear in mind that when you buy a is the lure that leads many to unwise seasoned bond you are lending money investments. If the average man who has saved some money, not needed in his business, would invest in seasoned bonds, his return might be only a reasonable rate of interest, but his sense of security would give him a mind free for business. at interest on ample security-not be coming a partner in a company and sharing its profits and losses. If you will tell us something of your financial condition, we will give you expert advice in bonds. Write for Booklet A. N. 73, "Service to Bond Buyers," which explains in some detail the investment service we render N. W. Halsey & Co. PHILADELPHIA 1421 Chestnut St. CHICAGO La Salle and Adams Sts. SAN FRANCISCO 424 California St. Government, Municipal, Railroad, and Public Utility Bonds bought, sold, and appraised I~ln lnlllll l~lllllmnllllll iI 111111111111llllllllAlr Then you can travel with as much finan cial comfort as though your personal checks were known, and your identity established, all over the world. "A. B . A ." Cheques are known by hotels, rail ways, steamship lines and the best shops of every civilized country, to be as good as gold. Your simple counter signature on one indenti fies you anywhere. Issued in tens, twenties, fifties and one hun dreds, in any amount and combination desired. Write to Bankers' Trust Company, Wall Street, New York, for information as to where you can obtain checues in your vicinity, and an interesting booklet. "The Cheque that Identifies." I II "Geographic readers may depend upon This is the age at which the average man has a clear idea or the line of work in which he is to specialize. He under stands that the age of thirty is the age at which he must steady himself for the struggle to realize his ambitions, and to lay the foundation for a competency. It is more or less natural for him to be tempted by the promise of big returns on his money, but he will find that it pay; best in the long run to invest in those securities which combine a good margin of safety and a fair rate of income with a reasonable chance of growth in value. Write for Circular No. 586 "Conservative Investments" Spencer Trask & Co. Investment Bankers 43 Exchange Place, New York ALBANY-BOSTON-CHICAGO Members New York Stock Exchange the character of our advertisers." NEW YORK 49 Wall St.