Why save? Life is short and there's always something tempting to buy now. In this essential guide to the why-tos and how-tos of saving and investing, Alvin Hall shows how saving can be liberating, not a chore. In his typically no-nonsense style, Alvin covers: setting personal targets and catching the saving habit; where to save - banks, building societies, ISAs and money market funds; can you afford to invest?, and understanding the risk factor and spreading your risk. If you know you need to save but haven't quite got started, or are wondering whether to take the plunge and invest, "Save and Invest" can help you make the right decisions to get your finances on track.