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- After recovering some of the income I lost due to the pandemic, I set up one of my paychecks to be directly deposited into my high-yield savings account.
- I also turned on a Surprise Savings feature offered by Ally Bank and set up savings buckets to keep me motivated.
- In less than three months, I was able to save over $10,000. My savings rate in those three months averaged 60%.
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