America Saves Week's Daily Savings Focus
Monday, February 23: Assess Your Savings
Tuesday, February 24: 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.
Wednesday, February 25: Family & Youth Savings
Good savings habits start at home. Whether you're budgeting, saving, making retirement decisions or assessing work-place benefits, share the choices you make with your children no matter what age they are.
Thursday, February 26: 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 - make your savings automatic in 2015.
Friday, February 27: Save for Retirement
Saving now for retirement will ensure that you have enough money to live a comfortable standard of living when you stop or reduce the amount of hours you work. Participate in a work-related retirement program or open up a Roth IRA. Already saving? Increase the amount you save toward retirement by 1% in 2015.
Saturday, February 28: 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.