Topics and Learning Objectives

  • Understand the process of funding a CD, limits, and tax-savings.
  • Calculate and determine savings.
  • Determine what CDs are aligned with personal savings goals.

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Certificates of Deposit, or CDs, are a type of financial account designed to hold your money for a fixed amount of time with low associated risk – and you earn guaranteed interest in return! Learn more about what is involved in opening a CD to decide if this saving tool is right for you.

This lesson will cover:

  • CD options offered by financial institutions
  • How to calculate your interest earnings
  • The pros and cons of CDs, compared to other accounts

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Certificates of deposit (CDs) offer a low-risk savings option for a fixed period of time. Is a CD a good savings option to help you achieve your financial goals? Learn about the types of certificates of deposits, the benefits and risks, and find out which one is right for you: [INSERT LINK]

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