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New Savings Goal Calculator Available on Investor.gov

By The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Staff

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor.gov website is an online resource to help investors make informed investment decisions and avoid fraud. Investor.gov now includes a savings goal calculator in addition to its popular compound interest calculator.

You can use the savings goal calculator to calculate how much money you need to contribute each month in order to meet your savings or retirement goals. The latest calculator is part of the free financial tools available at Investor.gov.

You can also check out your investment professional on Investor.gov. Learn about an investment professional’s background, registration status and employment history. 


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