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Whether you want to put money aside for unexpected emergencies or make a plan to save for your future goals, get your savings journey started by using these tools.

Guide to building an emergency fund

Creating a dedicated savings for emergencies is one of the most important steps to improving your financial well-being. Use this guide to answer all of your essential emergency fund questions, including what it is, how to build it, and when to use it.

Guide to saving at tax time

For many Americans, their tax refund is one of the largest checks they’ll receive all year. Saving all or a portion of it can be one of the most effective strategies for getting your savings started.

Guide to opening a banking or credit union account

Deciding where to put your savings may depend on your situation, but it’s important to have it in a safe and accessible location so you have it when you need it. Bank or credit union accounts are generally considered the safest places to put your money.

Savings Booklet

Building your savings? Start with small goals is a printed booklet that offers proven strategies and easy-to-follow resources to set your savings goals and get a handle on your money so you start to put a portion of it away.

Videos on Saving

For quick tips on saving, watch one of our videos.

Make the most of your tax refund

Watch this video for two ways you and your family can make the most of your tax refund.