Join America Saves for #RetirementMatters Tomorrow

Get social with America Saves! In celebration of our latest partner packet and our participation in the Campaign for a Secure Retirement, we will be hosting a Twitter chat tomorrow. 

You can find us on Twitter at #RetirementMatters tomorrow at 12 pm PST/3 pm EST. We look forward to chatting with you tomorrow!

 Questions for Discussion:
  • Q1. What are the biggest hurdles that keep us from planning for the future?
  • Q2. What role does @SocialSecurity play in retirement planning?
  • Q3. Why is it important to set retirement goals?
  • Q4. Starting early isn’t possible for everyone. How can savers play catch-up?
  • Q5.  How can employees maximize their #retirement #savings?
  • Q6.  What retirement savings opportunities are out there for savers w/o workplace options?
  • Q7. How do I determine how much I need to save for my “Someday”?
  • Q8. What are the benefits of the #mySocialSecurity account?
  • Q9. What are some unique challenges that women face in saving for retirement?
  • Q10.  What are your top #savingstips for finding ways to save?

Don't forget to download the latest partner packet – Plan for Your ‘Someday’ Today. The packet includes a sample article for use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications; social media content; and relevant sources.

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