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5 Easy Ways to Get Involved in America Saves Week and Save Successfully

America Saves Week, February 25 – March 2, 2013, is chance for individuals to assess their own saving status and take financial action. Studies reveal that having a savings plan with specific goals can have beneficial financial effects, even for lower-income families.

Here are 5 easy ways to get involved in America Saves Week:

1. Take the America Saves Pledge

Those with a savings plan are twice as likely to save for emergencies and retirement than those without a plan. Join over 310,000 people who have already committed to save. Pledge or re-pledge today!

2. Share Your Savings Goal

People save more successfully when they have a goal in mind. That’s why we’ve created posters so you can put your savings goal into perspective and, share it.

3. Assess Your Savings

Find out if you are saving in all the right places with this 12 step savings assessment.

4. Test Your Savings Knowledge

Take this savings quiz to reveal how much you understand about the realities of savings in America.

5. Share Savings Tips and Advice with Family and Friends

On Twitter and Facebook? Share these social media posts (Word) with your friends and followers to encourage them to save.

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.

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