Learn how to manage and make the most of your money
At Capital One, we’re on a mission to Change Banking For Good—not only on National Savings Day, but every day! And financial literacy is at the root of that mission. A good grasp on the basics, after all, lays the foundation for a strong financial future.
Take control of your finances with a free financial literacy course
Let's face it, navigating finances can be confusing. That's why we're partnering with Khan Academy to deliver a financial literacy course that breaks down complex financial concepts.
The course is made up of easy-to-understand, self-paced units on everything from budgeting and saving, to credit and debt, to retirement planning.
Best of all, it's FREE for everyone! Kick off your own financial literacy journey today with CapitalOne and Khan Academy.
"Our goal every two weeks was to have $10 to deposit.”
Hear how Yolandri and Elpidio went from saving money—sometimes just loose change—on a biweekly basis to becoming homeowners and pursuing a $25,000 savings goal. Every step counts!
"In the beginning, I don't think I had a lot of confidence around money."
The current economy can make saving feel daunting. Opening a high-yield 360 Performance Savings account has helped Kevin save and protect the value of his money at the same time.
Let your money work for you
Capital One 360 Performance Savings
A 360 Performance Savings high-yield savings account not only gives you one of the best savings rates in America, it also lets you put your savings on autopilot with an Automatic Savings plan. Talk about an easy decision.
Capital One 360 CDs
With guaranteed returns and no minimum balance required, a Capital One 360 CD account sets you up for success no matter what your goals are. Sit back and relax while your money grows at a fixed rate for whichever CD term you choose.
What is National Savings Day, and why is it so important right now?
Capital One founded National Savings Day to empower people to feel more confident about their relationship with money and to provide education on how to save in a way that feels easy and authentic. This day marks the perfect time to learn new savings skills or brush up on what you already know.
What are some ways consumers can get started on savings?
Take advantage of free tools and resources available to you through Capital One. The Khan Academy financial literacy course is available as a series of units. In addition to the Khan Academy course, Capital One’s Money & Life program helps you plan out your goals in life and think through how your financial behaviors connect to those goals. It's free for everyone—whether you bank with Capital One or not.
Why is it important to support financial literacy training?
At Capital One, we believe that people deserve to feel confident, capable and in control when it comes to their money. And we know that financial literacy is one key. When people are more financially literate, they are able to make better decisions about their financial futures.
How do I access the Khan Academy course?
You can access the course for free through the Khan Academy website. Simply click in and navigate to the Financial Literacy section to get started. While we recommend accessing the units on your laptop, they are also accessible on smartphones and tablets, too. Lessons are organized into groupings called units. Depending on your needs, learners are free to tackle financial literacy topics at the level of individual lessons, by unit, or the whole course.