America Saves Week is a national effort to set a savings goal, make a savings plan, and save automatically. Every year millions of Americans make time during this week to focus on starting or growing their savings. American Saves Week runs February 27 – March 4, 2017 along with the Department of Defense campaign Military Saves Week.
Here are a few simple steps to save successfully during America Saves week 2017.
1. Assess Your Savings – Like your health, you should assess your savings annually to make sure your savings priorities are on the right track. Complete this simple 12-question assessment to find out your current standing and help you plan for the future.
2. Evaluate your Savings Preparedness – Check off your savings accomplishments on the Saver Checklist to further evaluate where your savings habits need strengthening for your future goals.
3. Take the America Saves Pledge – Those with a savings plan are two times as likely to save for emergencies and retirement than those without one. Join more than 500,000 American Savers who have already committed to save. When you take the pledge, you can choose to receive text message tips and reminders to help you save towards your goals.
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