Short-term can refer to:
- Money markets, a short-term investment that can easily be converted into ready cash. For example, a Treasury bill or Certificate of deposit (CD).
Usually, short-term savings are invested in bank accounts, money market mutual funds, Treasury bills, and certain very-short-term bond funds and ETFs.
Sometimes, people ask about the advisability of using riskier investments for short-term savings. These articles explore that topic.