March 2007 advertisement on the back cover of National Geographic:
AIG - It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know we'll be there for future rocket scientists.
"When it comes to your money, nothing about the future is certain. But for over 85 years, people have secured their financial futures with the AIG companies. Whether planning for college, protecting your family or saving for retirement, our strength and experience mean we'll be there for you, for generations to come."
March 2009 Los Angeles Times headline:
Feds give AIG $30 billion more.
"The additional resources will help stabilize the company, and in doing so help to stabilize the financial system," the Treasury Department said in an early morning statement.