Strategies for Saving Money
Maximizing your savings starts by organizing your finances and planning to budget appropriately. One way to start is to make a rule to deposit money out of every paycheck into a designated savings account.
You can also make it easier for yourself by establishing automated transfers to a separate account, preferably of the higher interest returning variety.
Avoid the temptation to pull money out of savings – just leave it alone to grow in an interest-bearing savings account. Choosing a financial institution that won’t charge you fees can also help your savings grow. Having the right kind of account – one that will pay you a healthy interest rate like a money market or certificate of deposit – may also increase the return on your savings.
For more about the importance of setting up a savings, check out this infographic on our blog!
About the Author
Solomon Poretsky has been a writer since 1996, with experience in the fields of financial services, real estate and technology. Poretsky holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Columbia University.
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