Friday, January 25, 2019

Retirement Tips for College Students

As a college student, saving for retirement is probably the furthest thing from your mind. However, the earlier you start saving for retirement, the better off you are. You may be thinking, how am I supposed to put away for retirement and afford my college tuition at the same time? We understand your thinking, but there are actually quite a few ways you can go about this without having to "break the bank." Keep in mind, that every little bit helps, it all goes toward you having a comfortable life in your retirement years. Our bank at the Lake of the Ozarks is here to give a few retirement tips for college students. To start your own IRA in Osage Beach, visit First Bank of the Lake today!

Retirement Tips for College Students

Too many students will take on more loans than they can handle and graduate with a mountain of debt that they will have a hard time paying back. Don't take on more loans than you can handle. You can always take fewer classes at a time and get a part-time job during college to help pay some of those loans off while you are still in college. Develop a clear payment plan of how you will pay these loans back in a timely manner so you are not paying on them for the next few decades.

We have said it before and we will say it again, start saving for retirement early on! Even if you are just putting away a little bit each month, this will make saving for retirement so much easier on you in the long run. This brings us to our next and final point...

Certain IRAs work best for different people. The best thing to do would be to sit down with a professional and ask them what your options are. Your bank at the Lake of the Ozarks can advise you on what types of retirement accounts would be best suited for your particular financial situation.

Need Help Starting Your Retirement Savings Plans?

We are here for you! First Bank of the Lake specializes in IRAs at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you are unsure how to get your retirement savings plan started, our friendly staff would be happy to sit down with you and go over your retirement options. Together, we can figure out a plan that works best for you. Either give us a call at 573-348-2265 or visit us today at 4558 Osage Beach Parkway, Suite 100 (Near the Entrance to the Osage Beach Premium Outlets).

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4558 Osage Beach Parkway

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Osage Beach, MO 65065

(573) 348-2265

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