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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