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Saving is easier said than done. Smart saving—using the right accounts, and putting your money in the right investments—is even more of a challenge. Here's our library of savings advice, whether you're saving for retirement or your next holiday.

Introducing Smart Saver: A Low-Risk Account for Unused Cash

Introducing Smart Saver: A Low-Risk Account for Unused Cash

Providing a clearer answer for what to do with extra cash sitting in your checking and savings accounts: Smart Saver.

How the State You Live in Affects Your College Savings Strategy

How the State You Live in Affects Your College Savings Strategy

Because states offer different incentives for college savings, your state of residence can play a large role in how you prioritize different savings opportunities. Tools like 529 savings plans, state tax credits, and matching savings programs vary by state, creating a checkerboard of different savings opportunities.

Should You Try to Beat the Market…or Just Save More?

Should You Try to Beat the Market…or Just Save More?

If you’re relying on the returns from your investment to meet an investment goal, you may be surprised at how your additional savings can help you achieve the same results as those of an active manager.

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A Guide to Investing in Cash Alternatives

What is the role of cash in investing? Learn more about the role of cash in planning your finances, building a diversified portfolio, and pursuing investment goals.

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