Get involved in the 2016
15-Week America Save$ Challenge
Turn your money goals and dreams into reality!
What the Challenge Is All About
- Enroll in 15-Week America Save$ Challenge
- Enroll in America Save$
- Receive motivational messages along with America Save$ materials via email
- Self-report weekly savings via spreadsheet
- Save enough money to reach short-term tangible savings goal
- Complete post-Challenge survey
- Submit photo (include) yourself, cash saved, and completed “I Saved For…” sign)
How Do I Take the Challenge?
- Register online at http://bit.ly/15WeekMoneyReg, You will be asked to provide four pieces of information: your name, e-mail address, state of residence, and the dollar amount that you plan to save.
- Set a personal savings goal and decide which 15-Week America Save$ Challenge you will participate in: Basic or Hardcore. See tracking sheets below for details.
- The “Basic” Challenge includes five weeks of $10 savings, five weeks of $20 savings, and five weeks of $30 savings, resulting in a total accumulation of $300.
- The “Hard Core” Challenge starts with a $10 weekly deposit and ramps up the savings deposit by $5 per week for a final deposit of $80, resulting in a total accumulation of $675.
- Keep track of your weekly savings on the tracking form (spreadsheet) that you will be sent before the Challenge begins. You also will be sent a weekly e-mail with motivational messages. Note: *The dollar amounts on the spreadsheet are a guideline; participants can save more or less, as desired.
- At the end of the Challenge, e-mail a copy of your completed spreadsheet and a photo of you holding your savings and a sign that describes what you saved for. Specific instructions will be provided.
- Persons completing the four steps described above will be entered into a drawing to win three gift cards worth $200, $150, and $100.
- Challenge winners will be announced and prizes awarded during the week of June 6, 2016.
For more information, contact Elaine Courtney.
Basic Tracking sheet: Basic 15-Week America Saves Challenge
Hardcore Tracking sheet: Hardcore 15-Week America Saves Challenge
I’m Saving For – Flyer: Taking the Challenge and Saving For
I Saved For – Flyer: I saved for
SaveIt App Directions: SaveIt! App Dissemination Guide