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savings bank

n.
A bank that receives and invests the savings of private depositors and pays interest on the deposits.

savings bank

n
1. (Banking & Finance) a bank that accepts the savings of depositors and pays interest on them
2. a container, usually having a slot in the top, for saving coins

sav′ings bank`


n.
a bank that provides savings accounts primarily and pays interest to its depositors.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.savings bank - a thrift institution in the northeastern United Statessavings bank - a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
thrift institution - a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
MSB, mutual savings bank - a state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees
federal savings bank, FSB - a federally chartered savings bank
2.savings bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at homesavings bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home; "the coin bank was empty"
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
penny bank, piggy bank - a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
Translations
بَنْك التَّوْفير
spořitelna
sparekasse
takarékpénztár
sparisjóîur
sporiteľňa

savings bank

ncassa di risparmio

save1

(seiv) verb
1. to rescue or bring out of danger. He saved his friend from drowning; The house was burnt but he saved the pictures.
2. to keep (money etc) for future use. He's saving (his money) to buy a bicycle; They're saving for a house.
3. to prevent the using or wasting of (money, time, energy etc). Frozen foods save a lot of trouble; I'll telephone and that will save me writing a letter.
4. in football etc, to prevent the opposing team from scoring a goal. The goalkeeper saved six goals.
5. to free from the power of sin and evil.
6. to keep data in the computer.
noun
(in football etc) an act of preventing the opposing team from scoring a goal.
ˈsaver noun
a person or thing that saves, avoids waste etc. The telephone is a great time-saver.
ˈsaving noun
a way of saving money etc or the amount saved in this way. It's a great saving to be able to make one's own clothes.
ˈsavings noun plural
money saved up. He keeps his savings in the bank.
saviour , (American) savior (ˈseivjə) noun
1. (usually with capital) a person or god who saves people from sin, hell etc.
2. a person who rescues a person etc from danger etc. He was the saviour of his country.
saving grace
a good quality that makes up for a fault. His speeches are boring but they have the saving grace of being short.
savings account
an account in a bank or post office on which interest is paid.
savings bank
a bank that receives small savings and gives interest.
save up
to save. He's been saving up for a new bike.
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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has renewed the charter of its Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC), which advises the agency on issues and opportunities facing mutual savings institutions.
Third, the investigation focuses on whether the effects of monetary policy actions on the returns of stock portfolio of savings institutions are symmetric across different monetary policy environments.
It is primarily designed for banks and savings institutions, but some policy forms can be written for any financial institution.
AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide: Depository and Lending Institutions: Banks and Savings Institutions, Credit Unions, Finance Companies, and Mortgage Companies
The AICPA Depository Institutions Expert Panel has updated and posted to the AICPA Web site separate illustrative financial statements for banks and savings institutions, credit unions and mortgage companies.
The number of insured savings institutions in the U.
14) Among depository institutions, commercial banks were used far more frequently than savings institutions or credit unions.
org/taxonomy/us/fr/gaap/ci/200 3-07-07/; and Banking & Savings Institutions, www.
In 2001:IIIQ, the net interest margin (NIM) of large savings institutions rose 14 basis points (bp) to 3.
Banks and savings institutions had to report the special assessment, which was due November 29, 1996, as a third-quarter expense.

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