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Collectively, people spend 927 million hours a month playing casual games on Facebook. Is it possible for a website to make setting and achieving financial goals as fun, easy, and even as social as playing Farmville or Words with Friends?
Let’s take a common goal: saving. Most people know that it’s important to have six months’ worth of expenses on hand, ideally earning interest, such as a savings account, checking, or money market account. But how much do you need to put away each month to get to that finish line? Some popular websites can help.