Everyone should have a savings account. But make sure you only use it for the goals you have and not when you’re strapped for cash. Here’s how to make your savings account untouchable.
A savings account is a type of bank account where you can store money and earn interest. A money market account is similar to a savings account but may have higher interest rates, a debit card, and check-writing privileges.
If you can afford to put away $1,400 per month, you could potentially save your first $100k in just 5 years. If that’s too much, aim for even half that (or whatever you can). Thanks to compound interest, just $700 per month could become $100k in 9 years.
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