What is saving?

  • (noun): Recovery or preservation from loss or danger.
    Example: "A surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
    Synonyms: rescue, deliverance, delivery
    See also — Additional definitions below


Saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption. Methods of saving include putting money aside in a bank or pension plan. Saving also includes reducing expenditures, such as recurring costs. In terms of personal finance, saving specifies low-risk preservation of money, as in a deposit account, versus investment, wherein risk is higher.

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Some articles on saving:

Saving Abel
... Saving Abel is an American rock music group from Corinth, Mississippi, who were started in 2004 by Jared Weeks and Jason Null ... Googled the story of Cain and Abel and found a line about ‘there was no saving Abel,’ which just jumped out at me.” ...
Saving in Personal Finance
... Within personal finance, the act of saving corresponds to nominal preservation of money for future use ... investment risk can cause a capital loss when an investment is realized, unlike cash saving(s) ... Cash savings accounts are considered to have minimal risk ...
Saving Abel - History
... Jared Weeks and Jason Null began forming Saving Abel in the small town of Corinth, Mississippi in 2004 ... Saving Abel gradually came together with the addition of guitar player Scott Bartlett, bass player Eric Taylor, and Blake Dixon on drums ... Weeks would throw Saving Abel demo CDs onto the stages of bigger bands that toured through Corinth ...
Saving The World
... "Saving the World" is a song by Brooke Fraser, released as the third single from Fraser's debut album, What to Do with Daylight, in 2004 ... "Saving the World" is a song about avoiding apathy in a relationship by discussing one's religious belief or faith ...
Avanti (project) - Results
... of the Avanti project showed Early commitment offering up to 80% saving on implementation cost on medium size project. 50-85% saving on effort spent receiving information and formatting for reuse. 60-80% saving on effort spent finding information and documents ...

More definitions of "saving":

  • (noun): The activity of protecting something from loss or danger.
    Synonyms: preservation
  • (noun): An act of economizing; reduction in cost.
    Example: "There was a saving of 50 cents"
    Synonyms: economy
  • (adj): Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin.
    Example: "Saving faith"
    Synonyms: redemptive, redeeming
  • (adj): Characterized by thriftiness.
    Example: "Wealthy by inheritance but saving by constitution"- Ellen Glasgow

Famous quotes containing the word saving:

    Oh that my Pow’r to Saving were confin’d:
    Why am I forc’d, like Heav’n, against my mind,
    To make Examples of another Kind?
    Must I at length the Sword of Justice draw?
    Oh curst Effects of necessary Law!
    How ill my Fear they by my Mercy scan,
    Beware the Fury of a Patient Man.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    Science, unguided by a higher abstract principle, freely hands over its secrets to a vastly developed and commercially inspired technology, and the latter, even less restrained by a supreme culture saving principle, with the means of science creates all the instruments of power demanded from it by the organization of Might.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
    Charles Bukowski (1920–1994)