Monthly Archive: February 2015

America Saves Online Challenge ~ FAQs

America Saves Financial Challenge FAQs Revised February 2015 Daily Challenge Activities Can you count mandatory pension payroll deductions as part of the $5 a day savings? No. The Challenge will only give you points for voluntary savings. This includes voluntary contributions to tax-deferred savings plans at work such as 401(k), 403(b), and Section 457 plans. …

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America Saves Online Challenge ~ Twitter Chat

America Saves Challenge Twitter Chat (#eXASchat) Sponsored by eXtension: http://www.extension.org/personal_finance Join this special simultaneous Google Hangout and Twitter chat to celebrate America Saves Week and kick off the America Saves Financial Challenge (http://bit.ly/MoneyChallenge2015). Our guests for the discussion on the Google Hangout (video chat) and Twitter chat include Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP® (Rutgers University), Ricki …

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America Saves Online Challenge ~ Materials

Challenge yourself. Improve your financial health. Gain tools and resources to meet your financial goals. For registration information visit: bit.ly/MoneyChallengeAbout To download or print out the Promotional Flyer click: 2015 Online Challenge promo flyer   For more information: http://bit.ly/MoneyChallenge2015  

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Make Your Tax Refund Work for You

It’s easy for us to think of this year’s tax refund as free money coming to us courtesy of Uncle Sam. However, the truth of the matter is that the check you receive is a return of your own hard earned money. And since you’re going to get your own money back, why not use …

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