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Use tax time to save

Saving for sudden expenses, future purchases, or big financial moves can be hard. So why not save some of your tax refund? You can use it to build an emergency fund or start a nest egg.

Financial savings tools

You’re not alone when saving for your future. Check out our tools and resources that can help you make the most of your savings and achieve your financial goals:

Saving for the future

Every little bit helps, and it’s never too late to set aside money for your future. You can automatically direct some of your refund to special accounts, such as:

Automatically save with your tax return

There are many ways to save your tax refund. By setting up direct deposit with the IRS, you send your refund to one, two, or even three accounts next year.

General saving questions

From questions for those just starting to think about long-term savings, to those looking for detailed financial help, we have the answers:

Have questions about saving or other consumer financial products and services? Search for answers or ask your own question on Ask CFPB.