Build Your Savings

How you save your money matters—learn about the strategies that may help.

 

What Is an Emergency Fund?

Here's why everyone should have a financial safety net.
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What is APY?

Consider APY when comparing CDs or savings accounts.
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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 No-Penalty CD?

Learn about the benefits and how it works.
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What's a 529 Plan?

Learn about a 529 plan, how it works, and its benefits.
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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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What Is a High-Yield Savings Account?

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

It’s never too early or too late to save smart.
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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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Savings Strategies for Kids and Teens

Learn how you can help your kids build good savings habits early in life.
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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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Savings Strategies for Young Families

Help put you and your family on a solid financial footing.
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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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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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Retirement Savings: Strategies by Age

Retirement savings tips and strategies for every age.
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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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How to Make the Most of Your Cash (And Your Expenses)

Make sure your money is working hard for you.
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What is an Online Savings Account

5 things you need to know about your OSA
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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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Savings Strategies for Young Couples

Five savings tips to help young couples reach their financial goals.
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Guide to CDs

We cover everything from the fundamentals to CD strategies.
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Cybersecurity Basics

Protect yourself and your money online.
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A Quick Guide to CD Barbells

CD barbell strategy explained.
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Savings Strategies for Individuals Near Retirement

5 money tips for near-retirees.
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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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A CD primer

Typically, the longer the CD term, the higher the interest rate you will receive.
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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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What Is a CD?

Learn about how to save with a Certificate of Deposit.
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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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Saving for Retirement: The Importance of Having a 401(k)

You could be missing out by not contributing.
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