2020 I'm Saving For Sweepstakes

We know that savers with a plan are more than twice as likely to make progress towards their savings goals as those without a plan. That’s why we created the America Saves Pledge. When someone takes the Pledge, they identify a savings goal (such as a rainy day fund or retirement), an amount to save per month, and the number of months they will save that amount. In other words, they make a basic savings plan.

During America Saves Week, we want to celebrate those who take action and make a commitment to themselves to save. Savers who take the America Saves Pledge can enter the annual #ImSavingFor Sweepstakes and win up to $750.

Official Rules

How to enter

To win $500:

  • Take the America Saves Pledge, tell America Saves what you’re saving for, and make a simple savings plan to reach your goal.

To win $750:

  • Take the America Saves Pledge, tell America Saves what you’re saving for, and make a simple savings plan to reach your goal; AND,
  • Share! Download the #ImSavingFor Sweepstakes graphic. Then post what you are saving for on Facebook or Twitter using the hashtags #ImSavingFor and #ASW2020.

No Purchase Necessary. Sweepstakes begins February 24, 2020, and ends February 29, 2020. See Official Rules.

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 19, 2013

    Keep #holiday #debt in check by setting a #savings plan & sticking to it! http://ow.ly/COU1y

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Put 20 Percent Away

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