# Economics

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How are you helping businesses expand when you put money in a savings account?

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You're not.

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The only business you're helping is the bank that makes money from your savings account.

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well the 3 choices are...
The interest you earn can be spent at local businesses.
By learning to save, you are increasing your value as a worker.

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I don't like any of your choices. But your teacher is probably looking for the middle choice.

Since savings accounts earn less than 1% interest per year, you'd have to have \$10,000 in the account to have \$100 to spend a year.

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