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I have $11,861 saved in my health savings account, but I’m still paying health expenses out of pocket because I have much bigger plans for my HS...

You can withdraw HSA money anytime for qualified medical expenses, or you can carry over the balance from year to year, all the way into retirement.
Lauren and Steven Keys.

A couple who engineers all their trips to cost ‘nothing’ explains how they broke even on a $37,000 tour of the US national parks

While the trip cost about $36,800, they earned roughly the same amount during that time through side hustles, part-time work, and rental income.
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I bought my car in cash thanks to a savings strategy that took full advantage of my high-yield savings account

I'd have paid over $500 in interest over the life of a car loan. Instead, I earned over $350 by saving ahead in a high-yield savings account.
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I bought an expensive purse in high school, then my dad showed me how I could have grown that money instead — and I’ve lived by the lesson...

The author's parents taught her many money lessons over the years, but there's one lesson that really stuck — the power of compound interest.
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6 places I ‘hide’ money from myself to build wealth for the future

I'm moving my money to high-yield savings, a Roth IRA, and more places where it will grow and be too annoying to tap into just for a passing desire.

8 signs you’re not building wealth as fast as you think

A growing 401(k) balance is always a good thing, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're building wealth.
Sean, who goes by "The Money Wizard," has never stuck to a budget. (He is not pictured.)

I saved over $300,000 in my 20s. Here’s the single best piece of advice I can give you about money.

You and every single dollar you've ever saved are all working together towards making the dream of financial freedom a reality.
Rob Berger, author of "Retire Before Mom and Dad."

Here’s exactly how much of your income to save if you want to retire early, according to a man who quit his job at 49

Here's how to calculate your ideal savings rate if you want to retire early, according to Rob Berger, the author of "Retire Before Mom and Dad."
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It took less than 10 minutes to open a high-yield cash account with Wealthfront and earn more on my savings. Here’s exactly what it’s like...

I moved my emergency fund savings over to Wealthfront's Cash Account, and the process couldn't have been any easier.
Bianca DiValerio relaxes outside her tiny home.

A flight attendant saved 25 times her cost of living and plans to retire at 44. Here’s how she did it.

Bianca DiValerio used the "Financial Independence, Retire Early" method to overhaul her spending and save enough money for early retirement.