Life Events: Saving for a Large Purchase

Life happens. Will you be ready?
Throughout your investing life, you're going to experience life events — some planned, some not — that will affect your finances.
We're here to help you prepare for those critical times of financial change.

Saving for a large purchase

Buying a big-ticket item on credit can add up to be significantly more expensive than paying cash. Saving the money beforehand is usually a more efficient strategy.
Keep in mind:
Determine how much money you'll need
Set a savings timeline
Create a schedule that matches your cash flow
Establish a separate savings account

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