America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
America Saves Week was wildly successful in 2015; over 1,200 organizations signed up to participate and #ASW2015 had over 67 million impressions. But this success story isn’t ours alone!
America Saves, ASEC, and WISER join Social Security Administration to promote retirement savings and my Social Security accounts
By Meredith Covington, Project Director, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis
Saving for a rainy day or retirement can seem like a lofty goal if little or no money remains at the end of the month, and a 2015 study revealed over 40 percent of American households have insufficient funds to subsist at the poverty level if emergency expenses arise.
Top ten findings from first-time youth workers about spending and saving
Last week, America Saves released a report of the top ten findings from focus groups with first-time youth workers regarding their saving and spending. Many of these youth completed the America Saves First-Time Worker program as part of their summer job. The America Saves initiative partners with Summer Youth Employment Programs (SYEP) to encourage young workers to set up direct deposit and save a portion of their paycheck.
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