The best replacement for saving is investing.

The best alternatives to saving are rated as following:
★★★★★  investing
★★★★  paying off debt
★★★  spending
★★  savings
★★  investment
★  paying off mortgage
★  daylight savings
★  hoarding
★  borrowing
★  money market
★  spending money
★  paying down debt
★  paying debt
  savings time
  investment macroeconomics
  credit card debt
  buying house
  cost avoidance
  paying off credit cards
  paying mortgage
  paying off bills
  paying off loans

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Other search terms related to saving and their ratings are:

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