**“ If you’re saving, you’re succeeding.”― Steve Burkholder**

Everyone ** wants **to save money. Few actually get around to it. Of those who do, they wish they had started sooner. Let’s see what happens when you procrastinate:

**Age: 35**

Amount saved: $500 per month to age 65

Average interest rate or rate of return: 7.5%

Accumulated value at age 65: **$677,933.48**

**Age: 40**

Amount saved: $500 per month to age 65

Average interest rate or rate of return: 7.5%

Accumulated value at age 65: **$441,371.88**

**Age: 45**

Amount saved: $500 per month to age 65

Average interest rate or rate of return: 7.5%

Accumulated value at age 65: **$278,595.77**

**Age: 50**

Amount saved: $500 per month to age 65

Average interest rate or rate of return: 7.5%

Accumulated value at age 65: **$166,590.86**

**Age: 55**

Amount saved: $500 per month to age 65

Average interest rate or rate of return: 7.5%

Accumulated value at age 65: **$89,521.20**

*Procrastination kills financial dreams. Make your financial dreams come true by starting to save early in life and by being consistent throughout the years. *

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Yes, it’s nearly magical given enough time!

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