Retire on your own terms with the help of customer-focused Bank of Little Rock. You work hard every day. That's why we believe a fulfilling retirement shouldn't be a privilege — it should be a right. Start saving for your plans today with a traditional or Roth IRA.

Each plan provides interest above standard savings and various associated tax advantages*. There are no setup or monthly maintenance fees — just money to be saved and dreams to be realized.

Summary
  • Start savings for retirement now!
  • Competitive interest above standard savings rates
  • Traditional and Roth IRA options
  • No setup fees
  • No monthly or annual maintenance fees
  • Additional $1,000 “catch-up” contribution allowed for ages 50+
  • Fund can be used to purchase CDs within IRA
  • $500 minimum deposit to open
Traditional vs. Roth

There are advantages to both traditional and Roth IRAs. One of the biggest differences is the time at which you see the most advantage. A traditional IRA provides potential tax relief today, while a Roth IRA has the potential for the most tax benefit at time of retirement. 
 


Traditional IRA

  • No income limits to open
  • No minimum contribution requirement
  • Contributions are tax deductible on state and federal income tax1
  • Earnings are tax deferred until withdrawal when usually in lower tax bracket 

  • Withdrawals can begin at age 59 ½
  • Early withdrawals subject to penalty2
  • Mandatory withdrawals at age 70 ½

Roth IRA

  • Income limits to be eligible to open Roth IRA3
  • Contributions are NOT tax deductible
  • Earnings are 100% tax free at withdrawal1
  • Principal contributions can be withdrawn without penalty1
  • Withdrawals on interest can begin at age 59 ½
  • Early withdrawals on interest subject to penalty2
  • No mandatory distribution age
  • No age limit on making contributions as long as you have earned income.
1Subject to some minimal conditions. Consult a tax advisor.
2Certain exceptions apply, such as healthcare, purchasing first home, etc.
3Consult a tax advisor.

SEP IRA

Self-employed or own your own business? Take care of yourself and your employees with an SEP IRA. Contact us to learn more about this valuable investment strategy.

  • Ideal for businesses of any size or self-employed individuals
  • Gain the respect of your employees
  • Help employees reach their retirement savings goals
  • Employee always has complete ownership of all SEP IRA money
  • Earn competitive interest on entire balance
  • Contributions are tax deductible; your business pays no taxes on earnings
  • Contributions made only by the employer
  • Only self-employed may make contributions on their own behalf
  • Little to no documents to file with government
  • Inexpensive to set up and operate
  • Flexible annual contributions — good plan if cash flow is unpredictable
  • Can contribute up to 25% of each participant's annual compensation (earned income)
  • Or, up to the maximum allowable limit for current plan year, whichever is less*
  • Must contribute equally for all employees
  • Employee must first establish a traditional IRA, in which the employer will deposit SEP contributions

*Consult a tax advisor.