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money reserved for future use money set aside by consumers for various purposes such as meeting contingencies or providing an income during retirement. Savings (money in deposit and savings accounts) differ from investments such as stocks in that they are not usually subject to price fluctuations and are thus considered safer.

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Definitions of ’savings’ and meaning of ’savings’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’savings’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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