Best Summer Ever Bucketlist Challenge

Throughout the month, share a photo or video enjoying low-to-no cost summer fun activities. Simply post your video or photo with a caption to Facebook and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BestSummerEverAS.
 
That’s it! Each Monday in July (7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29), we’ll announce a Weekly Summer Prize Pack Winner. On August 1st, we’ll announce our $100 GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
 
  1. Participants must take the America Saves Pledge or repledge.
  2. Participants must post on Facebook and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BestSummerEverAS.
  3. Your #BestSummerEverAS post must be made public to show up in the hashtag category.
  4. Prizes not claimed via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or direct message within 72 hours will be forfeited.

If you have not taken the America Saves Pledge yet, you can do it here:

Take the Pledge

 
Be sure to follow us on social media for daily ideas and inspiration on free and low-cost summer fun, as well as a peek at our summer prize pack!
 
 
Entering into the challenge gives America Saves permission to repost and share the submitted caption, photo and/or video in our content, including America Saves social media platforms, website, and email communication.
 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Administrator2 | January 12, 2014

    Keep track of your spending. At least once a month, use credit card, checking, and other records to review what you've purchased. Then, ask yourself if it makes sense to reallocate some of this spending to an emergency savings account. http://ow.ly/sj972

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