Finding Money to Save

If you’re looking to get started on saving, here are some easy ways to build your wealth every day. Be sure to check out our other resources to help you build your way towards your financial goals.
Tip
Monthly Savings
Yearly Savings
Save $.50 a day in loose change
Monthly Savings $15
Yearly Savings $180
Cut soda/pop consumption by 1 liter a week
Monthly Savings $6
Yearly Savings $72
At work, substitute 1 coffee for 1 cappuccino
Monthly Savings $40
Yearly Savings $480
Bring lunch to work (saving estimated $5/day)
Monthly Savings $100
Yearly Savings $1200
Eat out 2 fewer times a month
Monthly Savings $30
Yearly Savings $360
Borrow, rather than buying, one book a month
Monthly Savings $15
Yearly Savings $180
Comparison shop for gas (save est. $.25/gallon)
Monthly Savings $4
Yearly Savings $48
Maintain checking account minimum to avoid fees
Monthly Savings $7
Yearly Savings $84
Bounce one less check a month
Monthly Savings $30
Yearly Savings $360
Pay credit card bill on time to avoid late fee
Monthly Savings $25
Yearly Savings $300
Pay off $1000 of credit card debt, reducing interest
Monthly Savings $15
Yearly Savings $180

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Check out savings journeys from savers just like you

Setting a Goal Leads to Success

05.24.2019

Growing up, Marisa’s dad had always talked about saving first, but she said she didn’t really internalize it until much later. “I was drifting along with no plan, carrying a little bit of revolving debt, saving some money here and there, but without a real plan for it.”

How Smart Financial Decisions Can Create Opportunities 

11.22.2019

Written by Stephen Ross, America Saves Program Coordinator | November 22, 2019

Involving Kids in Family Finances

04.19.2019

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