ASW2015 Savings Focus: Save for Retirement

It’s day 5 of America Saves Week, and we are shining light on the methods an benefits of saving for retirement.

Saving now for retirement will ensure that you have enough money to live a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Participate in a work-related retirement program or open up a Roth IRA. Already saving? Increase the amount you save toward retirement by 1% in 2015.

The illustrious Tarra “Ms. Madam Money” Jackson will be hosting a special America Saves Week edition of #CashChat today, where we’ll be talking about ways to leverage long-term savings, including retirement. Don’t miss out on the last Week-focused tweetchat of #ASW2015! Be sure to follow @MsMadamMoney and @AmericaSaves on Twitter, and join us this afternoon at 12:00 pm EST using the hashtag #CashChat.


Friday's Events & Activities

Tweetchats:

#CashChat with Tarra “Ms. Madam Money” Jackson

  • Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am Pacific, 12:00 pm Eastern
  • Hosted by: @MsMadamMoney with sponsored guest @AmericaSaves

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Saving to Achieve Your Goals

  • Friday, February 27, 2015 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm EST

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