Best Summer Ever Bucketlist Challenge

Throughout the month, share a photo or video enjoying low-to-no cost summer fun activities. Simply post your video or photo with a caption to Facebook and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BestSummerEverMS.
 
That’s it! Each Monday in July (7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29), we’ll announce a weekly $25 Amazon Gift Card Winner (sponsored by Military Families Magazine). On August 1st, we’ll announce our $100 GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
 
  1. Participants must take the Military Saves Pledge or repledge.
  2. Participants must post on Facebook and/or Instagram using the hashtag #BestSummerEverMS.
  3. Your #BestSummerEverMS post must be made public to show up in the hashtag category.
  4. Prizes not claimed via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or direct message within 72 hours will be forfeited.

If you have not taken the Military Saves Pledge yet, you can do it here:

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Be sure to follow us on social media for daily ideas and inspiration on free and low-cost summer fun!

 
Entering into the challenge gives America Saves permission to repost and share the submitted caption, photo and/or video in our content, including America Saves social media platforms, website, and email communication.

Tip of the Day

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    Check out the #savings checklist tool containing 15 “savings accomplishments” to assess your savings effectiveness: https://bit.ly/2fdv5O2

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