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6 Headlines Worth Repeating

by Team Sammy

America Saves Week is rapidly approaching. It kicks off financial literacy season and is celebrated from February 26th through March 3rd. Here are six headlines related to America Saves Week and saving money worth repeating.


Making a Commitment is the First Step to Saving Money
Quote: "One of the most important things you can learn in life is how to save money."
Source: Journal Advocate Community News, Sterling, Colorado
Columnist: Gisele Jefferson, Colorado State University, Extension, Golden Plains


Make a Pledge to Increase Your Savings Today
Quote: “This is the perfect time to set some savings goals and implement some saving strategies.”
Source: Michigan State University Extension Website
Columnist: Kathy Jamieson, Educator


Mission of America Saves Week
Quote: “Savers with a plan are twice as likely to save successfully.”
Source: Pueblo Chieftan, Pueblo Colorado
Columnist: Bridget Byerly, Public Affairs, Social Security Department


Social Security Collaborates with America Saves Week
Quote: “A secure retirement is created from a lifetime of planning and saving.”
Source: The Jackson County Times Journal, Appalachian, Ohio
Columnist: Marcus Geiger, Social Security District Manager, Gallipolis


Public Can Vote For Burke Student In National Competition
Quote: “The public can vote for a Burke student, one five national finalists in the American Bankers Association's national Lights, Camera, Save! Competition.”
Source:, Burke, Virginia
Columnist: Emily Leayman, Editor,


What To Tell High Schoolers About Money
Quote: “To build wealth, think about how you can effectively save in a consistent way...”
Source: Lifehacker, Online Magazine
Columnist: Alicia Adamczyk, Staff Writer

Have you made saving money a habit? Have you made saving money automatic? Are you teaching your children and students to make saving a habit and make it automatic? Teaching children to save money is an excellent method to transform their lives, regardless of whether it is a penny, dime, dollar or more. Here is one reason why – the habit of saving money teaches a person to delay gratification. Developing the ability to delay gratification is a skill with many benefits and is arguably the most important skill to learn in order to have a satisfying and successful life.