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Put A Little Aside



Every Friday, after I get paid, I take out $40 cash and put half in one envelope, half in the other. Once I get a good amount, I'm going to research the banks and find the best interest rate on CDs. Then I'll invest them both - but with different expiration dates.

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I use this plan for future expenses. I'm saving up to take my nephew on a Safari in Africa. We won't be going for at least six years, so that gives me time. CD's are safe, and I can't get at them until a specific time. I'll make sure I can get at the other CD after a year or so - for emergencies.

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  • Nice idea. I have funds go to my 401K right out of my pre-tax income, and then another chunk into savings. When I'm feeling flush, I have a little every month go into a little stock portfolio too. It's not alot, but it all will add up eventually. - by CATHERINEL66
  • all mine goes in the bank and i don't see it. but in the check book. but do put fifty out of my check in savings every other week. - by COOPERSPARK

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