Most of us realize that setting money aside for retirement is important. Often times the toughest part of saving is getting started. How much do I have to put in? How will this affect my checkbook? Where should I invest my savings? Too many questions can lead to "I think I'll just worry about it later."

It doesn't have to be that difficult. Many 401k's and IRA's allow you to put in as little as $25 or $50 a month. Further, most are equipped with automatic deduction provisions so the amount can be taken out of your paycheck or checkbook periodically without your having to do a thing!

The last question is: where should I invest my retirement savings? That's where we come in! Give us a call or stop in for a chat. We can either start a plan for you or simply look at your current plan and help you pick out appropriate investments. If your life is anything like mine, you've got many monthly payments on everything from your home, your car and other household expenses, but few are more important than preparing for your future.

As George has mentioned before: starting today is better than waiting until tomorrow.

Steve Hicks