March 12, 2013
America Saves Week 2013 was a huge success! We had record breaking participation with over 1,000 organizations reaching thousands of Americans across the country. The week may be over but you still need to keep up your efforts to save.
You should be saving regularly, and remember, aim for a specific savings goal because those who do typically save more successfully. The best way to save is to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. Let us know what you are saving for- we are always eager to hear your savings stories.
In case you missed any part of the week here are a few articles highlighting America Saves Week and the importance of saving. Once you’ve taken the pledge, you’re eligible to receive:
Read Some Great Articles from the Week
Americans Still Aren’t Saving Enough - CNN Money- Feb 26, 2013
21 Painless Ways to Save - MSN Money - Feb 25, 2013
Program Helps Soldiers With Financial Matters - USA TODAY - Feb 20, 2013
Read Some Great Blog Posts from the Week
Welcome to America Saves Week / Military Saves Week! – by ReadyForZero- Feb 25, 2013
Top Savings Tips for Every Life Stage - by NerdWallet - Feb 18, 2013
The First Step- By Nevin Adams, Employment Benefit Research Institute - Feb 15, 2013
Visit America Saves Week to read quotes and endorsements from supporters; including a video from Department of Defense top leaders encouraging servicemembers to save.