Financial Institutions

Is It Wise to Save Money in the Bank?

Most of the little money I saved is deposited in a bank but I wonder if it is still worthwhile to do so. I put my money in the bank mostly for safekeeping purposes only. When I was young I was taught to save my money in the bank. My heart leapt with joy when I as a young child saw my small savings grew because of the good interest it earns courtesy of the bank...