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America Saves Challenge Twitter Chat (#eXASchat)

Sponsored by eXtension: http://www.extension.org/personal_finance

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Date: Tuesday, February 24, 3 PM EST

Topic: Challenge Yourself to Save Money

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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 McWilliams and Elaine Courtney (University of Florida), Katie Bryan (America Saves program), and Bob Bertsch (North Dakota State University), who will moderate the online video panel.

 

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General Instructions:

  • Log in to Tchat.io (http://www.tchat.io/). at 3pm EST on Tuesday, February 24
  • Insert #eXASchat into the textbox that pops up so you can tweet easily and view the live Twitter stream
  • Create valuable content; those who participate will be placed in a drawing for gift cards
  • Have fun with and learn from others who are interested in saving money!

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Questions That We Will Discuss:

Q1: What is the one single best thing people can do to save money?

Q2: Where is the best place to put savings dollars today?

Q3: What are some good books, Web sites, or other resources about saving money?

Q4: Who are some good savings role models for adults and/or children?

Q5: What are some good ways to “find” money to save?

Q6: Do people’s attitudes and personality traits affect their savings behavior?

Q7: Do you have any good savings success stories (yourself or others)?

Q8: What is the most expensive thing that you saved money for instead of buying on credit?

Q9: What financial goal(s) are you saving money for now?

Q10: What are some good tips to make saving automatic?

Funding for preparation and gift card prizes for this chat was provided by an America Saves Week mini- grant to eXtension (http://www.extension.org/personal_finance) from the Consumer Federation of America with funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. For more information about the America Saves program and America Saves Week, visit http://www.americasaves.org/ and http://www.americasavesweek.org/.

To download or print flyer click: America Saves Challenge Twitter Chat Flyer for 02-24-15

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