Pitch perfect: finance

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans used to market financial services and institutions, from banks and mortgage companies to loans, travelers cheques and war bonds.

All your banking under one roof (Mellon National Bank).
Ask our customers (Dauphin Deposit Trust Co.).

Back of your bond are the necessities for the advancement of civilization.
Bank behind the book, The (Stanton Home Safe Co.).
Bank of personal service (First Trust & Deposit Co.).
Bank for all the people, The (Cleveland Trust Co.).
Bank for me in ’43, The (Mass. Co-operative Bank League).
Bank of personal contact, A (Interstate Trust Co.).
Bank where you feel at home, The (Central Trust & Savings Co.).
Behind the enduring institution, successful customers (Farmer’s Deposit Bk.).
Be thrifty and be happy (Baldwin National Bank & Trust Co.).
Better banking, better service, Better join us (Reliance State Bank).
Better buymanship (Household Finance Corp.).
Bonds that grow in security (Baker, Frentress & Co.).
Branch around the corner can serve you around the world, The (Nat’l City).
Buying for profit and income (Joint Security Corp.).
Buying for profit and investment (Joint Security Corp.).
Buy now for investment (Air Conditioning Textiles).

California Investments of greater stability (Rogan & Co.).
Call on Central (Central Nat’l Bk. & Trust Co.).
Central for St. Petersburg and its visitors (Central Nat’l Bk. & Trust Co.).
Complete brokerage service in the world’s markets (Fenner, Beane, & Co.).
Compete real estate institution, A (Albert M. Greenfield & Co.).
Constantly building for community usefulness (New First National Bank).
Courtesy, efficiency, service (Mfrs. Trust Co.).

Depression spells opportunity for the real investor (Sloat & Scanlon).
Distance is no barrier to our service (Citizens Trust Co.).
Distinguished banking connection, A (Bank of the United States).
Don’t worry where money’s coming from; that’s our business (National Fin).

Every mortgage irrevocably insured (National Union Mortgage Co.).
Every seal uniform; nothing left to chance (Norwalk Vault).

Fidelity means keeping faith (Fidelity Bond & Mortgage Co.).
Firm of satisfied clients, The (Stevenson Co.).
Florida landmark, A (Barnett Nat. Bk. of Jacksonville).
For every financial need (Wachovia Bank & Trust Co.).
Forward with Miami’s oldest bank (Bank of Bay of Biscayne).
For Wilmington, the Carolinas, and the South (Murchison Nat. Bank).
For you—every banking service (Times Square Trust Co.).
Founded by merchants for merchants (Merchants Nat. Bank).

Get it done in ’41 (W. A. Clarke) real estate.
Get the First National habit (1st Nat. Bk. at Pittsburgh).
God of two faces, The (American Banker’s Assn.).
Good for money wherever money means anything (Bankers Trust Co.).
Growing security (Baker, Fentress & Co.).
Growth fund, The (National Investors Corp.).

Help-U-Profit financing (1st Nat. Bk. of Pleasonton).
Help your country, help yourself (U. S. War Bonds).
Help yourself financially without financial help (Ill. Nat. Bank).

Keep your income coming in (American National Bank).
Kind of a bank you will enjoy doing business with, The (U. S. National).
Kind to your pocket and pocket BOOK (Pocket Books, Inc.).

Little bank with a large circle of friends, The (1st Nat. Bank of Pleasonton).
Loan when you need it, A (Trustee System Finance Co.).
Lots of satisfaction (Miami Realty Co.).

Marine Trust for Marine Travel (Marine Trust Co. of Buffalo).
Money management (Household Finance Co.).

Nationwide system of thrifty spending (Christmas Club, a Corp.).
No account too large, none too small (Citizens & Southern Bank).
No estate too small for our administration (Royal Trust Co.).
No investor ever lost a dollar in Muller Bonds (G. L. Muller).

Oil Bank of America, The (National Bank of Tulsa).
Oldest and largest bank in East Tennessee (1st Nat. Bk.), Chattanooga.
Oldest Trust Company in Connecticut (Hartford-Conn. Trust Co.).
Old responsible house, An (American Bond & Mortgage Co.).
One of the northwest’s largest financial institutions (Seattle 1st Nat. Bk.).
Orr-ganized dollars (Paul Orr, Jr.).
Over 100 years of commercial banking (Chatham Phenix).

People’s Trust is the people’s bank (People’s Trust & Guaranty Co.).
Personal service bank, The (Anglo-Calif. Trust Co.).
Present with a future, The (U. S. War Bonds).
Profit for every inventor, A (Reed Service, Inc.).

Ride in before the subway comes; cash in afterwards (G. H. Worthington, Jr.).

Safety and conservation, our aim and policy (Federal Bond & Mortgage Co.).
Save as you earn in Christmas Club.
Save as you spend with Christmas Club Thrifties.
Save for a sunny day (First National Bank, Boston).
Save for success (Phila. Savings Fund Soc.)
Save the easy, automatic way: Buy U. S. Bonds.
Save to build; build to save (N. C. Building & Loan League).
Secure as the bedrock of New York (N. Y. Title & Mortgage Co.).
Service to investors (E. F. Hutton & Co.).
So safe, so secure (Building & Loan Assn., N. J.).
South Florida’s east bank (1st Nat. Bk. of Tampa).
Spendable everywhere (American Express Co.), travelers checks.
Strength, safety, service (Nat. City Sav. Bk. & Trust Co.).
Strong, friendly, convenient commercial bank (Maryland).
Systematic saving spells success (Old Colony Co-operative Bank).

Thrift brings happiness (Roosevelt Savings Bank).
Tower of strength, A (Bankers Trust Co.).
Twenty-four years of tested service (Central Trust & Savings Co.).

Under the old town clock (Fidelity Nat. Bk. & Trust Co.).
Unit banking speeds business (Manufacturers Trust Co.).

Where all street cars meet (Utica Trust & Deposit Co.).
Where investing your time means money to you (Hanover Distr. Co.).
Where your interest grows (Ocean City Title & Trust Co.).
Where your money earns more while you rest easier (Elliot-Horne Co.).

You’ll never make a better investment (Vaile-Kimes Co.).
Your doctor of family finances (Household Finance Corp.).

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