More For Your Money - University of Illinois Extension

Where Should I Put My Money?

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When you’re saving money for a future goal think about where is the best place to put it. Is it a short-term or long-term goal?  When will you need the money?  Where is the safest place for it?

Savings Account
Stock Mutual Fund
Money for down payment on car
Gift from a relative for a child's college expenses
$10 extra to be used for a winter coat
When changing jobs, small amount of money from retirement plan at work
Money for down payment on a house