National Geographic : 1936 Oct
QUICK FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS ARE YOU MAKING PROVISION FOR THE FUTURE? Now you have the opportunity to establish a basis of financial security for your family through the Regular Purchase Plan of United States Savings Bonds. Investment in Savings Bonds turns today's $75 into $100 in ten years and permits setting aside as little as $18.75 or as much as $7,500 in each calendar year. The Government checks, which you will receive as your United States Savings Bonds mature, will provide cash for definite needs. This is a safe and convenient method of providing cash for the future: to educate children . . for a retirement fund . . to take care of dependents . . for a cash estate., for travel and recreation. Select the systematic savings program in the table below best suited to you. They are direct Obli gations of the Govern ment. Your investment will increase 33' 3%if held for ten years. Bonds are available in the de nominations shown in the coupon. Interest Accrues at the Rate of 2.9% Per An num Compounded Semiannually, provided the bondisheldtomaturity. May be Redeemed in Cash after 60 days from issue date, in whole or in part. Free From Price Fluctu ation. The fixed cash re demption values, which are never less than the pur chase 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. 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 co owner. Beneficiary Can be Named. Youmayregister 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 lost, or destroyed, a duplicate will be issued upon proof of loss and proper indemnity. 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 permis sible under the law author izing these bonds that $10,000 (but not more than $10,000) maturity value, issued during any one cal endar 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. UNITED STATES SAVINGS BONDS 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, a $25 denomination bond (present price $18.75) pur chased 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 60,000 Payable each month for 120 months starting in 10 years $50 per month 100 " 125 " " 250 " 500 " " For sale at Post Offices and-DIRECT BY MAIL --- TO ORDER BY MAIL- -- TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT 1006, WASHINGTON, D. C. [ Please send me without obligation your Regular Purchase Plan and forms for my consideration and optional use. SSend 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 $....... Register in Name the name of Street Address and send to Citytat Make all checks payable to the Treasurer of the United States.