Traditional IRA

Put the gold into golden years

Someday you’re going to want to stop working and start enjoying life at a different pace. In the meantime, give your retirement savings a place to grow tax-deferred. Traditional IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts) are insured to $250,000 by the NCUA

Tax breaks today + money for tomorrow

One of the big advantages of a Traditional IRA is that your money grows tax-deferred. You won’t get taxed on your retirement savings until you start withdrawing the money, then you’ll pay taxes on the income just like you would on any other type of income. Not paying taxes up front means more money in your account earning interest. You’ll also be taking advantage of compounding, which basically means that even your interest will earn interest because it’s automatically reinvested for you. So what does that look like in real life? Saving the money you would have spent on one fancy coffee today can mean a whole week of fancy coffee in the future.

The 411 on Traditional IRAs

One of the great things about an IRA is that it gives you an annual savings goal (your max contribution amount) and lets you watch real growth happen over time. Even if you already have a 401(k) through your employer, you can still open a Traditional IRA as well. Addition Financial recommends you speak with a financial advisor when making any decision regarding investments and your retirement.

  • No minimum balance to open or to earn dividends and no monthly service fees
  • Save and invest either pre-tax or post-tax money
  • Dividends compounded daily and credited monthly
  • Statements sent quarterly
  • Add to your retirement as often as you’d like throughout the year
  • Check with a financial adviser about annual contribution limits
  • Contributions can be made at any age
  • Withdrawals must begin at age 73

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It’s never too early to start saving for retirement

The best time to start setting money aside for retirement is when you feel like you’re too young to be even thinking about retirement. The sooner you begin saving, the more your interest will add up. 
  1. 1
    Review eligibility

    Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in 24 select counties may join. View our "Become a Member" page for full eligibility.

  2. 2
    Make an appointment

    When you’re ready, schedule an appointment to visit your branch and apply in person.

  3. 3
    Open your account

    Start saving.