Savings Motivation via Text Message
Yesterday, America Saves launched a whole new way to get savings messages straight to your phone.
If you’re not quite ready to take the Pledge to Save, but want text messages on personal finance and savings, text SAVES to 30364. Through these texts you will get savings tips and advice and can decide what you really want to save for.
Studies show that text message reminders can increase the use of sunscreens, increase the likelihood someone will vote, and have been proven as an effective way to get savings on the mind of people. Research from America Saves also shows that having a savings plan with specific goals can have beneficial financial effects, even for lower-income families.
Those who receive text messages from America Saves are already seeing the benefits.
- 58 percent said America Saves texts had been very or somewhat helpful.
- 40 percent would like to receive America Saves texts more often.
- When asked how well they are saving or managing debt since getting our texts, 16 percent said much better and 56 percent said a bit better.
- 59 percent said they would recommend that friends or family sign up for America Saves text messages.
What are you waiting for? Text SAVES to 30364 to get started and don’t forget to share this with your friends and family as well; just use the share buttons at the top of this page.
- Written by Katie Bryan
- Category: Blog
- Published: 16 July 2014