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This comparison will show you why it pays to save as much as you can, and earn the most interest possible on what you save.


$5 a day at no interest

$5 a day at 5% interest, compounded daily

The “Shoe-Box Saver” earns zero interest. The “Super Saver” takes advantage of compound interest!

Year 1

$1,825
$1,871 $46 more

Year 5

$9,125
$10,366 $1,241 more

Year 10

$18,250
$23,677 $5,427 more

Year 30

$54,750
$127,077 $72,327 more!
There’s not much difference at the end of one year – but at the end of 30 years, the “Super Saver” has more than $72,000 extra! Click the Next button.
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