Do you want to achieve financial success? Mississippi Saves is here to help. One of the most important steps to financial freedom is saving money. Once you start, it gets easier and easier and before you know it, you're on your way to making your dreams a reality. What are you waiting for?
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Join as we participate in America Saves Week on February 25 through March 2. Check our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MississippiSaves/ as we post informative discussions, flyers, activities, and more about how to save your money. Remember to take the pledge towards financial freedom!
Mississippi Saves Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service
Mississippi State University,
Phone: (662) 325-3080
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My parents were hard-working first-generation Americans who were born during the Depression. My mother was a nurse and my father a businessman, and they were loving and supportive parents, but they were extremely frugal with money. “You’re only as rich as the money you have in the bank,” my mother used to say. “If you save nothing, you have nothing.” When we were young, my brother, three sisters and I were expected to work, and save half of everything we earned.Read more...
Written by Catherine Harvey, Senior Policy Advisor, AARP Public Policy Institute
If you’re worried about financial security in retirement, you’re not alone. A recent survey from AARP and the Ad Council found that nearly three in ten working adults (28%) believe they’re more likely to learn that Bigfoot is real than to live comfortably in retirement.Read more...