Build Your Savings

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

 

What is an Online Savings Account

5 things you need to know about your OSA
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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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401(k) Plans: Explained in Six Questions

Answers to questions about a popular retirement plan.
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How to Start Investing in Stocks

Explained in six questions.
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The Benefits of Budgeting

They can go beyond financial
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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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Here's what you need to know about emergency funds

Why everyone should have a financial safety net.
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Savings strategies for different ages and stages

It’s never too early or too late to save smart.
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Set a savings goal and reach it in 5 steps

Turn your goals into action.
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7 ideas for being a successful saver

Small steps can make a big difference in the long run.
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Difference Between APY and Interest

They’re related but not interchangeable.
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What you need to know about compound interest

It can be a great way to rev up your savings.
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What are CD Rates?

CD rates are the interest rates on a CD (certificate of deposit).
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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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Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Learn About the differences

There are pros and cons for both
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What is a No-Penalty CD?

Learn about the benefits and how it works.
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College savings plan

What is a 529 plan and how does it work ?
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What is a CD?

Learn about how to save with a Certificate of Deposit.
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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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Quick and Easy Guide to High-Yield Savings Accounts

Don’t get shortchanged by your savings account
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Roth IRA for Kids

It’s never too early to start saving for retirement
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Retirement Savings: Strategies by Age

Retirement savings tips and strategies for every age.
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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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How to Make an Effective Budget

Get help with the Clarity Money mobile app
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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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How to Avoid a CD Early Withdrawal Penalty

One solution is to open a no-penalty CD.
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Saving vs. Investing: What's the Difference?

It all depends on your financial goals
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What is APY?

Consider APY when comparing CDs or savings accounts.
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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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What’s the Difference Between No-Penalty CDs and Online Savings Accounts?

One may offer more flexibility, the other higher interest rates.
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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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Can I Withdraw Interest Earned from a CD?

CDs can be more flexible than you think.
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Savings poll: what do you know?

We quizzed 1,000 savers–see how you compare.
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Cybersecurity basics

Protect yourself and your money online.
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