Simple Steps to Save Successfully
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Simple Steps to Save Successfully

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Tammy G. Bruzon at America Saves

America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage savers – or potential savers – just like you to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically.

America Saves Week 2017This America Saves Week, try these simple steps to help yourself save automatically – and successfully:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pledge to Save — Those with a savings plan are two times as likely to save for emergencies and retirement than those without one. More than 500,000 American have already committed to save.

  • Make Your Savings Social — Are you on Twitter or Facebook? Encourage your friends, family, and colleagues to save this week. Or join one of the many Twitter chats that America Saves will be a part of this week to get real-time savings tips and advice.

America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status.