Create More Wealth by Investing in Yourself
Planning For The Future
Investing can involve a number of steps, whether you’re a new or seasoned investor. You could be looking for a way to earn more on your extra savings, or planning for the future, or retirement. Or maybe you’re a seasoned investor simply looking to invest more, or differently. There are many choices available. We encourage you to give us a call at 315-735-8571 to discuss your personal investing plans and goals.
Before we discuss investing, we will have a very thorough conversation about your financial standing, your well-being, and your current needs, insuring you have first saved what you need in accessible accounts. Then we will talk about your financial needs for the future, and make a plan together.
Start With Savings
Whether your investing goals are shorter- or long-term, any plan to achieve them starts with saving and setting aside money to earn more for you. If you are just starting out and make a commitment to start saving now, you’ll form good savings habits, and build your savings over time. Like any investor, the amount you save, along with other factors, will determine what your investment choices are. As you work your way up, there are options with gradually increasing levels of earnings (or dividends), and risk.
New investors can start with as little as $50/month, while seasoned investors may want to consider saving more or diversifying. Over time, you can increase at your comfort level to achieve your goals. It’s your money, simply set aside for your future needs. Think of it as a monthly bill. As you factor in what you pay for your cell phone, utilities, etc., consider what you will pay yourself.
First Source FCU
Beyond checking and savings accounts, some additional options that we offer include:
Money Market1: A Money Market account is a savings account that generally offers higher dividend rates than a classic savings or checking account, and still affords you access to your funds with fewer restrictions than a Term Share Certificate. This account earns dividends, allows for easy withdrawals, and is federally insured by NCUA.
Term Share Certificate1: With its customized account options and higher dividends, a Term Share Certificate allows you to save for longer-term plans, and is similar to a Certificate of Deposit (CD), which banks offer under their FDIC Insurance. A Term Share Certificate earns dividends, locks funds in for a specific time, has early withdrawal penalties, and is federally insured by NCUA.
For stock market investing and consulting, we work directly with Choice Investments.
Stock Market / Stock Funds2: Investments in the stock market and stock funds are not guaranteed, and involve higher risk and higher potential reward or loss. The earnings fluctuate, and there are sometimes early withdrawal penalties.
Whether you’re a new or experienced investor, we’re here to help. Call 315-735-8571 to talk about your options or make an appointment with one of our friendly and knowledgeable representatives today.
Interested In Learning More?
To see what other services are available with a First Source Savings Account, visit our Savings Account Options overview page.