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Press Teleconference: New Survey to be Released Reveals Significant Changes in Personal Savings HabitsAmerica Saves Week Research Press Release
Contact: Jack Gillis, CFA, (202) 737-0766
Carolyn Pemberton, ASEC, (571) 212-5475
WASHINGTON -- America Saves, managed by the Consumer Federation of America, and the American Savings Education Council will release the latest survey of America’s savings habits and adequacy during a press teleconference on Monday, Feb. 27th at 12:00 noon EST kicking off America Saves Week 2017. New information released at the press conference will include:
“Split to Save” Campaign Launches to Encourage American Workers to Increase Savings and Build Wealth through Split DepositAutomatic Savings Direct Deposit Press Release
NACHA and partner organizations will host webinar, highlight the value of Split Deposit during America Saves Week, Feb. 27 - March 4, through Direct Deposit and Direct Payment via ACH Month in May
Survey also reveals that social factors influence saving and that spending habits, as well as lack of income, are barriers to saving
A little bit of savings can go a long way and by now, you’re probably familiar with the basics. You’ve probably heard America Saves talk about how cutting your soda consumption during the week or coffee on your way to work can save you a few hundred dollars a year or how challenging yourself to bring your lunch to work every day for a week can help you stick a few dollars back in your pocket. Just a few simple changes to your daily spending habits can mean the difference between saving money and, well, not.
It’s that time of year — tax time. It’s also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it: