The urge to splurge can be tough for many of us. But with the economy looking a little bit better, it's even more important to set aside some savings for short and long term goals.
Americans are saving more now than before the recession, but there's always room for improvement. And the good thing about savings is that starting small -- can add up big over time.
This is "America Saves Week". Want to save more money? Getting started is often the toughest part.
And keep in mind that when it comes to savings, it's never too early -- or late -- to get started.