Do I really have todo this, Dad ?
Stan, now more than ever,
you need to understand theimportance of saving money.
But Grandma saidI could use this money
to buy whatever I want.
Okay, next please !
Go on, Stanley.
How can I help you,young man ?
I got a $100 checkfrom my grandma
and my dad saidI need to put in the bank
so it can grow overthe years.
Well, that's fantastic.
A really smart decision,young man.
We can put that check ina money-market mutual fund,
then we'll reinvestthe earnings into
with compounding interest and it's gone !
Uh, what ?
It's gone,it's all gone.
What's all gone ?
The money in your account,it didn't do too well.
What do you mean ?I have $100.
Not anymoreyou don't-- poof.
Well, what can I doto get back my--
I'm sorry, sir,but this line is for
bank members only.
I just openedan account !
Do you have any moneyinvested with this bank ?
No, you just lost it all.
Then please stand aside
for people who actuallyhave money with us.
Next please !
Hello, Mrs. Farnickle,how are you today ?
Making a deposit are we ?
Great, we can just put thatinto your retirement account
and make it go to workfor you and it's gone.
Sorry, yeah, that's gone.
Please step aside forpeople who actually
have moneywith the bank.
Next please.Dad !
Hey, I'm trying to teach my sonthe importance of savings !
You alreadylost his money ?
Oh, Mr. Marsh,
don't worry, we can justtransfer money
from your account intoa portfolio with your son's--
aaaand it's gone !
This line is for people whohave money with the bank only.
Please step aside !
The Importance of Saving Money
Stan takes his $100 check and makes an investment into South Park Bank. Annndd it's gone.
Stan takes his $100 check and makes an investment into South Park Bank. Annndd it's gone.x CLOSE
The people of South Park talk about the dark economic times.x CLOSE
Randy explains exactly why the economy is so bad.x CLOSE
Everyone's preaching about the financial situation, but Randy's vision of a vengeful economy seems to draw the most attention.x CLOSE
Stan tries to return the Margaritaville to Sur La Table without success.x CLOSE
Randy's speeches about the economy and personal responsibility are gaining support.x CLOSE
The Boys are reduced to playing with squirrels.x CLOSE
Stan learns that returning the Margaritaville is more difficult than he thought.x CLOSE
Randy's Economic Recovery Committee learns of a child who is speaking out against the economy.x CLOSE
The townspeople punish Garrison for needless spending, but Kyle tries to stop him from being squirreled.x CLOSE