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CIT Bank's high-yield savings account is perfect for building momentum.

CIT Bank has one of the best high-yield savings accounts available, and you only need $100 a month to make it worth your while

CIT Bank's high-yield savings account, Savings Builder, rewards you with its top APY of 1.85% for auto-deposits at least $100 a month.
CDs can be a good place to store money for a future home renovation.

5 times to consider putting your savings in a CD for at least a year

If you have savings that you know you're not going to spend until a future date, a CD is a good alternative to a high-yield savings account.

7 signs you might be giving your grandkids too much money

If your retirement account is draining fast, you're overspending, or your grandchildren take gifts for granted, you might be giving them too much.
JCPenney's price-match policy makes it a great place to snag holiday savings.

7 stores that offer price matching — and everything you need to know about their Black Friday and Cyber Monday policies

Price matching saves you money when holiday shopping. Here are 7 popular stores and their price match policies, including Black Friday & Cyber Monday.
The author and her fiancé.

We opened a high-yield savings account right after getting engaged, and it’s the smartest thing we’ve done for our wedding

The first thing they did after getting engaged in March was open a high-yield savings account, and they've already earned more than $85 in interest.
Allow yourself to spend money on the things that make you happiest.

7 times you’re better off spending than saving

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to spending money on things that improve your health, happiness, or financial situation.
Joejuan Williams told the Boston Globe that he's taking his finances seriously, and not treating a second NFL contract like it's promised.

Patriots rookie is saving and investing 90% of his paychecks so he can ‘live like a prince’ for the rest of his life

Joejuan Williams told the Boston Globe that he's taking his finances seriously, and not treating a second NFL contract like it's promised.
Millionaires overwhelmingly favor simple investments, like index funds.

A man who interviewed over 150 millionaires says getting rich boils down to perfecting a 3-step formula

John from ESI Money says the formula for becoming a millionaire is clear: Increase your income, control your spending, and invest early and often.

Here’s how to use your FSA dollars before you lose them at the end of the year — and get a discount on supplies you’d need to buy an...

Even if your FSA deadline is December 31, you likely have until March 15 before it's gone for good. Here's what you can use your FSA money on.
The author's dog (a very good girl) is not pictured.

I had to take on credit-card debt for my dog’s first emergency, but my new high-yield savings account keeps me from ever having to do it again

When their dog needed surgery this past spring, the family had enough money saved in their high-yield savings account to cover the $2,000 total.