On the surface, a savings account is a place to store your money at a bank. But it can be far more than just a place to keep your cash. Used as part of an comprehensive financial plan, savings accounts can provide:
But unlike the old days when you'd simply visit your nearest bank to open a savings account, there are lots of decisions to be made today. From Internet banking options to different savings account types, there's a lot to learn. But you can get the details here.