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Every Little Bit Counts:
A Few Seeds Can Produce a Good Harvest

Even the tallest tree begins from a seed that you can hold in your hand. Letting your money work for you, with the powerful impact of time and compound earnings, you can watch small amounts grow into impressive sums! Take a look at this chart to see how much of a difference a few dollars can make.

Does this sound familiar?
"I know I should be saving more for my future, but there's just no way I can afford to do it right now. I feel like I'm barely making ends meet as it is. Maybe in a year or two when the bills are caught up it will be easier."

Don't wait to start saving. As you can see, it doesn't take much to get started.

In order to reach your savings goals, you need to start now. As you can see, it doesn't require a significant change in lifestyle to start saving a few dollars every month. Consider beginning with just 2 percent of your income; with a salary of $1,500 per month, that's only $30 per month!

Successful savers are those who have a plan and stick with it. Time after time, people of modest incomes are able to make their dreams a reality in retirement. You can do it, too.

Your savings after 20 years*

*Assumes you save the cost of each item, plus 25% assumed tax rate every week for 20 years, and earn an annual 8% on your investments.

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