Kinds of Financial Pillar: Savings

Making a Savings plan

A savings plan is a critical tool for managing money to meet short, medium, or long term financial goals.  To make a savings plan, follow the steps outlined below: Set savings goals. Figure out how much you need to save over what period to meet your savings goals. Set a savings target. Figure out how …

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Factors for Deciding Where to Save

When deciding where to save, you should consider the following: Deposit requirements for the savings account: Is there a minimum deposit required to open the account?  Is there a minimum balance required to keep the account open?  Are small deposits accepted?  Can variable sums be deposited? Can deposits be made frequently? What paperwork is required? …

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Savings Options

Formal financial institutions offer a wide variety of savings products. Ordinary savings is the most widely used type of account for regular transactions because the timing and amount of deposits and withdrawals are flexible. Typically, you are allowed a set number of “free” transactions each month and will be charged a fee for any additional …

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Ways of saving money

You can choose to save through formal, semi-formal or informal institutions, and in the form of cash or non-cash. Non-cash forms of saving are assets, such as land or animals that can quickly, easily be converted to cash, and generally retain their value. The land is less liquid than animals. Informal savings include saving cash …

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Savings is money put aside by an individual or household for use in the future. Saving is key to good money management, Savings help individuals and households manage risk, deal with emergencies, smooth income, build assets, and meet financial goals. Reasons to save: You can use savings to meet both expected and unexpected needs. They …

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