Today, 32 banks and credits unions were awarded the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence and eight financial institutions received honorable mentions. The award is presented annually to financial institutions that make extraordinary efforts to encourage saving during America Saves Week/Military Saves Week and succeeded in encouraging customers and to open and add to wealth-building accounts.
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We asked SmartyPig customers to tweet their best tips for saving money—and oh boy, did they deliver! Now we’re sharing some of the best savings tips all in one place.
Creating a budget can seem overwhelming.
The categories often used to classify our expenses are too numerous to count — transportation, utilities, business, education, entertainment, financial expenses, food, gifts, and so on, plus all the subcategories within them.
As far as savings strategies go, "divide and conquer" has its merits.
Consumers repeatedly hear that we're not saving enough: Not for retirement, for a rainy day, or for discretionary purchases. And the numbers bear that out.
Having trouble saving money for a big vacation? A cartoon mouse and a brainy pig want to help you get it done.
If a Disney vacation is on your wish list, you might want to consider the Disney Vacation Account program, which lets guests budget for an upcoming trip and schedule automatic contributions into an FDIC-insured savings fund.
Account holders can cash in their savings for a vacation at a Disney theme park, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney or at Aulani, Disney’s plush resort in Hawaii.