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The Story of Sara and Clint

The Power of Compound Interest

Sara started investing $3,000 each year from age 25 to age 35 and then stopped contributing through retirement at age 65. Clint didn’t start investing until age 35 but contributed $3,000 every year until retirement at age 65. If they both earned 6.75% interest on their investments, who do you think will have more at retirement?

sara and clint

Even though Sara contributed $60,000 less than Clint, she came out almost $20,000 ahead because of the head start!

Start Saving Early!

This example further illustrates the importance to Start Saving Early…


While you may have not started saving/investing at age 25, the sooner you start, the better off you will be!

There’s no time like the present.

*Illustrations assume 6.75% annually compounded interest. For illustrative purposes only.


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