America Saves Week

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



This America Saves Week, Clearview will be sharing tips and resources each day on Facebook, so you can follow along and give some thought to one daily savings focus at a time. Here’s what you can expect:

Monday, February 27: Save Automatically

  • It can be hard to put aside money for savings, but there is an easy way to save money without ever missing it by making your savings automatic in 2017. Already saving automatically? Find ways to automate other aspects of your financial life this year.

Tuesday, February 28: Family Savings Day

Wednesday, March 1: Save for Retirement

Saving now for retirement will ensure you have enough money to have a comfortable standard of living when you stop working or reduce the amount of hours you work. Participate in a work-related retirement program, open up an Individual Retirement Account (or IRA), or open a free and easy myRA account. Already saving for retirement? Increase the amount you save toward retirement by 1 percent in 2017.

Thursday, March 2: Saving at Tax Time

Saving a portion of your tax refund can be a big step toward meeting your savings goals. This tax season, get ahead of your financial goals by splitting a portion your tax refund into savings, and reward yourself with SaveYourRefund by entering to win one of 101 prizes.

Friday, March 3: Pay Off High-Interest Debt

With planning, discipline, patience, and maybe some outside help, almost anyone can reduce their debts and start to accumulate wealth. Find places to cut your spending so that you can pay down your debts faster and find places to trim your expenses.

Saturday, March 4: Save for Emergencies

An emergency savings fund consists of a small amount of money, usually in a savings account, that you do not have easy access to. Saving for this fund starts with small, regularly scheduled contributions that build up over time.
For more information about America Saves Week, visit americasaves.org, or connect with Clearview on Facebook to get the daily tips and plans right in your feed.

For information on savings accounts and other resources from Clearview, visit clearviewfcu.org. We’ll be happy to help!
 
View all blog posts under category Saving & Spending View all blog posts under category america saves View all blog posts under category America Saves Week View all blog posts under category automatic savings View all blog posts under category build your savings View all blog posts under category clearview View all blog posts under category clearview fcu View all blog posts under category clearview federal credit union View all blog posts under category financial education View all blog posts under category financial resources View all blog posts under category resources View all blog posts under category save automatically View all blog posts under category saving View all blog posts under category savings

Recommended for you

Free Financial Counseling from GreenPath

As part of Clearview’s partnership with GreenPath Financial Wellness, credit union members are entitled to free resources and financial counseling from the experts.