Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves
Free Holiday Budget Printable
It’s the season of giving! If last year is any indication, you can expect to spend a budget busting $800 or more on gifts. And then there’s the plane ticket back home, party dresses, tinsel, wrapping paper, the holiday roast, and so much more.
Heading into the . . . → Read More: Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves
New Resource Packet Released
Join us this fall as we discuss Saving for Retirement! The latest partner packet focuses on how to save for retirement and includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, as well as social media content and resources. We start our tweeting today with #SavingsTipTuesday!
Download . . . → Read More: America Saves – Saving for Retirement!
Saving for Education
As we move into August and the end of summer draws near, school savings is increasingly on the brain – particularly for college. The latest America Saves partner packet focuses on how to save for college and includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, as well as social media content . . . → Read More: America Saves! New Partner Resource Packet: Saving for Education
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued a press release today encouraging consumers to use America Saves Week as a time to begin or continue saving towards financial goals they have set for themselves.
America Saves Week, which runs between February 24 and March 1, 2014, is a week wherein various organizations engage the communities they serve to promote . . . → Read More: FDIC Encourages Consumers to Develop a Plan to Save Toward Their Goals
America Saves Week:
Over 1000 organizations have signed up to participate in America Saves Week 2014.
4 Easy Ways to Participate In America Saves Week
America Saves Week is just two weeks away! But there are still some easy things you can do to participate:
Sign up to participate – If you . . . → Read More: 4 Easy Ways to Participate in America Saves Week – Countdown 12 Days!
5 Tax-Season Scams
The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
As the April 15 tax deadline draws near, swindlers are thinking of the best ways to defraud you of your hard-earned cash. Be vigilant and don’t fall for any tax-season scams. Here are five common ones:
1. The Early Refund Promise Scam
Phishing is the most common . . . → Read More: 5 Tax-Season Scams
Online Holiday Shopping Traps: Phony Deals and Offers
The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog. You can follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
When buying online, you are likely to come across at least one online scam, if not more. They come in all forms, pop-up windows, offers directly to your email inbox and in search results. To protect yourself, keep . . . → Read More: Online Holiday Shopping Traps: Phony Deals and Offers
The State of Older Americans and Savings
Older Americans Month – May
By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager
The numbers are shocking.
• In 2012, the average credit card debt among adults aged 65+ was $9,283 (Demos).
• One-third of senior households has no money left over each month or is in debt after meeting essential expenses (Institute on . . . → Read More: Older Americans Month Guest Blog: The State of Older Americans and Savings
Wanted: Guest Blogs for America Saves
America Saves is looking for some new guest blogs from savings experts to promote on our website. America Saves is especially interested in blogs that relate to our next theme “Paying Off High Interest Debt.”
If you are interested in guest blogging, please note that they can’t mention or endorse any specific . . . → Read More: Wanted: Guest Blogs for America Saves
America Saves Tools
Whether you keep your money in a bank account or cookie tin (caution: it’s not insured in a cookie tin or under your mattress), you can use the Saver’s Tool to make a savings plan and track your progress. Launch Tool
Manage your money with confidence. SaveAndInvest.org is your source for objective answers and unbiased . . . → Read More: Financial Tools from Military America Saves!