High yield savings accounts are great if you’re saving up for something big or if you’re temporarily storing the cash you earned with your high-income skills.
Certificate of Deposits (CD) are closely related to the savings accounts but have higher interests. The FDIC also insures Cds. That means they are practically risk-free.
US savings bonds have one of the lowest investment risks. The US treasury issues the securities to fund the government’s operations. Saving bonds have a fixed rate of interest.
Money market accounts are closely related to savings accounts and CDs. They often have a better rate than the savings accounts but have more liquidity than CDs.
Municipal bonds are loans issued to local governments by investors. These are usually a good option for better returns with slightly higher risks than savings accounts, CDs, or saving bonds.