The first-place teams from each division in each of the four regional competitions compete for the national championship in New York City on May 22-24, 2004, with the winning students and their teachers receiving prizes of U.S. Savings Bonds
Students Sarah Friedberg, Emily Rosch, Carrie Schedler and Kathryn Scurci, of Bexley Middle School in Ohio, scored $36,000 in U.S. savings bonds
for their idea to compost roadkill into fertilizer, an environmentally friendly alternative to the typical practice of burying or burning animal carcasses.
Another way to invest money is with U.S. Savings Bonds
that can be bought at a discount for denominations starting at $25.
While these projects were forecast to have good rates of return, in retrospect the industry did not employ capital effectively--many projects did not achieve returns equal to those of U.S. savings bonds
They began rewarding field crews for safety with U.S. Savings Bonds
. The system works like this: For every quarter without a jobsite injury, field personnel are given a $25, $50, or $100 bond.
U.S. Savings Bonds
coordinators and canvassers from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) kicked off a savings bond campaign during a recent ceremony at the Pentagon.
U.S. Savings Bonds
are useful for long-range plans like college.
The contest awards U.S. Savings Bonds
to grand and first-prize winners in each of three categories (grades 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12).
The approach would allow American Citizens to buy fully-protected, government-backed bonds in the names of children, as well as for themselves -- in the same manner as U.S. savings bonds
, according to Ric Katz, president of Pinnacle Marketing & Resources, Inc., a Manhattan-based real estate marketing firm, who conceived the idea.
The Treasury-related transactions are large: For example, the Federal Reserve Banks on average process about $476 billion per business day in privately owned, marketable Treasury securities transactions and handle $16 billion per year in sales and redemptions of U.S. savings bonds
; and per average business day, they process about $6 billion in tax, fee, and loan receipts and about 4 million disbursements by check and wire.
Taxable income from certain U.S. Savings Bonds
can be permanently excluded from income if the bond proceeds are used to pay fees and tuition, provided the following requirements are met:
The generous prizes awarded to each of the young hunters included $3,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds
, an engraved Model 39a lever-action rifle and a persoalized wall plaque.