They say money can’t buy happiness. But what about saving money? Can you feel happier in general just by putting more money in the bank?

To find out, Ally Bank surveyed 1,025 American adults, ages 25 and up. What we found was a strong link between saving and overall happiness. We also found that this link is stronger than most people think. In fact, you may be surprised by how effective saving money is when it comes to feeling good.

To illustrate the findings from our Money-and-Happiness Survey, we put together a series of four infographics. Check out the first one below.


Get even happier with an Ally Online Savings Account.  With competitive interest rates and no monthly maintenance fees, an Ally Online Savings Account can help boost your “feel-good” savings balance even more!


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How does saving make you feel? What does saving enable you to do?