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How you save your money matters. Get strategies, tips and insights on how to save money. Learn more about CDs, online savings accounts, APYs and interest rates.

 

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The Power of Compounding: Earn Money on Your Money

With the power of compounding, a little money can go a long way if given time.
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Cybersecurity: What it Is and Simple Steps You Can Take That Can Help You Stay Protected

Strong passwords, multi-factor authentication, and only using secure Wi-Fi networks can go a long way in keeping your personal data safe.
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Guide to CDs

We cover everything from the fundamentals to CD strategies.
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How to Make the Most of Your Cash (And Your Expenses)

Make sure your money is working hard for you.
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Emergency Fund: Why Everyone Needs a Cash Reserve

Learn why an emergency fund is essential and how to build up your cash reserve.
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A Quick Guide to CD Barbells

CD barbell strategy explained.
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Savings Strategies for Young Couples

Five savings tips to help young couples reach their financial goals.
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What Is a Savings Account?

It’s a way to store money you’re not planning to use right away.
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How to Choose the Right CD for You

Overwhelmed by options? Here’s how to get started.
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Worried About Market Volatility? Consider Opening a CD

Learn how CDs could provide some stability in times of uncertainty.
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Compound Interest vs. Simple Interest

How will your money grow?
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Are You Retirement Ready?

What to know at every age
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4 Retirement Expenses That May Surprise You (And How to Prepare for Them)

How to plan for the unexpected
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What Is a High-Yield Savings Account?

High-yield savings accounts help you earn more interest than traditional savings accounts.
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Retirement Savings: Strategies by Age

Retirement savings tips and strategies for every age.
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7 Steps for Being a Successful Saver

Small steps can make a big difference in the long run.
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What Is a Roth IRA for Kids?

It’s never too early to start saving for their retirement.
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Savings Goals by Age

It’s never too early or too late to save smart.
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Savings Strategies for Empty Nesters

5 tips to help you boost your savings before retirement.
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401(k) Rollovers: What You Need to Know

Learn about your 401(k) rollover options.
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Planning for Retirement: 4 Tips for the Final Stretch

How you can prepare for the retirement countdown
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5 Ways to Help Your Retirement Money Last Longer

Learn how to make your savings last through retirement.
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Saving for Retirement: The Importance of Having a 401(k)

You could be missing out by not contributing.
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Money Market Accounts vs. CDs: Understanding the Differences

Both can offer a high APY.
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How to Calculate Interest for a Savings Account

Learn how to calculate interest earned over a period of time.
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A CD primer

Typically, the longer the CD term, the higher the interest rate you will receive.
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Savings Strategies for Kids and Teens

Learn how you can help your kids build good savings habits early in life.
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Set a Savings Goal and Reach it in 5 Steps

Reaching your savings goal starts with setting goals and then making a plan.
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What Is a SEP IRA?

It can be a great way for sole proprietors to boost their retirement savings.
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Savings Strategies for Young Families

Help put you and your family on a solid financial footing.
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How to Build a CD Ladder – and Why

CD laddering can be a way to boost your savings.
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Active vs. Passive Investing

How to choose an investment strategy for you.
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Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Which Is Right for You?

Learn about the pros and cons for both.
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What Is an Online Savings Account?

5 things you need to know about your OSA
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Ways to Help Protect Your Savings and Investments During a Recession

Here are some quick tips on what to do (and not do) with your money during a recession.
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How to Save for a Home

Accumulating your down payment is just one step you’ll need to take.
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You Opened a CD With Marcus, Now What?

Sit back and watch your savings grow.
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Adjusting Your Savings Goals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Different approaches depending on your situation.
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What is APY?

Consider APY when comparing CDs or savings accounts.
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Difference Between APY and Interest

They’re related but not interchangeable.
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Savings Goal Calculator

See how long it could take to meet your savings goal.
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Your Guide to Compound Interest

The saying ‘time is money’ applies to compound interest, which is what makes it one of the most powerful concepts in personal finance.
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What is a No-Penalty CD?

Learn about the benefits and how it works.
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No-Penalty CDs vs. Online Savings Accounts

One may offer more flexibility, the other higher interest rates.
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How to Avoid a CD Early Withdrawal Penalty

There are a few ways you could avoid a CD early withdrawal penalty, including opening a no-penalty CD. Learn more about how to avoid a penalty.
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Why Liquidity Matters

It's important for your saving and investing goals.
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5 Money-Saving Tips That Could Help You in a Recession

Fortify your savings strategy.
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Your Guide to Savings Accounts

We cover everything from the fundamentals to savings strategies.
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What's a 529 Plan?

Learn the basics of a 529 education savings plan.
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Why You Should Continue to Contribute to Your 401(k) If You Can

It’s a critical time to stay focused on retirement saving.
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Thinking About Opening a No-Penalty CD?

Here’s a look at several situations in which they can be useful.
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Savings Strategies for Individuals Near Retirement

5 money tips for near-retirees.
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Financial Literacy Month Savings Poll

We quizzed 1,000 savers in a savings poll. See how you compare.
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How to budget for your life and manage your money

It can make your life easier. Here’s three steps.
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