National Geographic : 1936 Nov
The Regular Purchase Plan of United States Savings Bonds makes it possible for you to establish, with convenience and safety, the basis of a secure future. This plan enables you to invest fixed amounts periodically for your future needs. United States Govern ment obligations are the prime investment of the Nation's banks, insurance companies and other fiduciary institutions, as well as of many individuals. Through the issue of United States Savings Bonds, an opportunity is afforded all investors to purchase Gov ernment Bonds in convenient denominations for systematic saving. You may start today by authorizing the Treasurer of the United States to mail you a memorandum statement each month, each week, or at other intervals, for the purchase of a bond that fits your income. QUICK FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS They are direct Obligations of the Government. Your investment will increase 33%% if held for ten years. Bonds are available in the denominations shown in the coupon. Interest Accrues at the Rate of 2.90% Per Annum Com pounded Semi-annually, 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 than the purchase price, are printed on the face of each bond. Ownership. They may be registered in the name of an individual, a trustee, a corporation, or any other legal entity. Protection Against Loss. Should your bond be lost, or destroyed, a duplicate will be issued upon proof of loss and proper indemnity. Ownership by Two Persons. They may be registered in the names of two (but not more than two) indi viduals. 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. Tax Exempt both as to principal and interest 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 authorizing 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 additional $10,000 maturity value issued during each or any subsequent calendar year may be so held. For sale at Post Offices and-DIRECT BY MAIL - - - ----- - --- --- - TO ORDER BY MAIL----- - --- --- -- ' '" TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT 1106, WASHINGTON, D. C. D Please send me without obligation your Regular Purchase Plan and forms for my consideration and optional use. O Send me the following bonds for which I enclose check, draft, or money order. NUMBER ..... $25 U. S. Savings Bonds at $18.75 $..... Register in Name ..... $50 U. S . Savings Bonds at $37.50 $....... the name of Street $100 U. S. Savings Bonds at $75.00 $... Street dress $500 U. S. Savings Bonds at $375.00 $....... and send to .. . $1000 U. S. Savings Bonds at $750.00$....... City. Sate roa ll.h bl th T surer'of-the U Mae ay a cee aeto , TOIalI .......