The Future of Saving

In a post on the CFED "Inclusive Economy" blog,  Commonwealth Senior Innovation Strategist Melissa Goldberg discusses the introduction of the SAVINGS Act, which wwill bring U.S Savings Bonds into the 21st century.

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Two Mountain Credit Union members win $10k grand prizes in Save to Win raffle

A press release from CU Insight covers the Save to Win drawings that have rewarded savers with cash prizes in North Carolina.

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5 ways you can trick yourself into becoming a better saver

According to the Washington Post, Prize-Linked Savings accounts are one way to make saving money more exciting.

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Rainy-day raffle could encourage savings, Kansas senators say

The Wichita Eagle reports that politicians in Kansas are excited for Prize-Linked Savings as legislation works its way through the state.

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MassMutual turns to video games to boost retirement savings

InvestmentNews covers other companies have embraced games for financial education, like our own Financial Entertainment.

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Rochester man wins $1,000 in WINcentive Savings drawing

KIMT announces winners in Minnesota's first Prize-Linked Savings drawing

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Save your tax refund, and you could win some cash

The Detroit Free Press explains how low income families are encouraged to save $50 of their tax refund as part of SaveYourRefund.

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Could lottery-like prizes boost savings rates?

As Prize-Linked Savings spreads across the country, AZ Central reports that Arizona could be next.

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SAVINGS Act Introduced in Senate

We’re thrilled to share that Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chairman of the Aging Committee, have introduced the SAVINGS Act…

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Affinity Plus one of 14 MN credit unions to offer WINcentive, a prize-linked savings account

A press release from CU Insight reports that credit unions in Minnesota are seeing success and excitement around the launch of WINcentive.

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Turn Your Tax Refund into More with myRA

As explained in a press release from the US Treasury, Form 8888 allows tax filers to save part of their refund in a myRA retirement account, as well as enter the SaveYourRefund promotion for a chance to win a cash prize.

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Here Is a Lottery-Type Savings Account You May Want to Try

An article in Latin Post describes how Prize-Linked Savings is a new kind of savings account.

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HCUA kicks off Mo. session with parity, prize-linked savings bills

CUNA News Now reports on the introdcution of prize-linked savings legislation in Missouri.

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Credit unions offer prizes for people who save money

Fox 9 television reports on the launch of WINcentive Savings in Minnesota, a prize-linked savings account.

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Hong Kong children can now learn about financial literacy before it’s too late

The South China Morning post reports that there are a variety of games that can help teach financial literacy to young people, including D2D's Celebrity Calamity.

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Are you getting a tax refund?

MIchigan State University Extension reports on how SaveYourRefund allows tax filers to save a portion of the tax refund for a chance to win a cash prize.

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Consumer Leader: New Rules For Banks Would Help Lower-Income Americans Save More

Financial Advisor comments on how D2D's gamification approach may help low- and middle-income households, as well as youth, boost savings.

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Stepping up “saving ed”

This article in Banking Exchange describes how new innovations such as Gamification, Financial Entertainment, and Prize-Linked Savings are helping to teach and encourage savings.

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For many, the prize is a savings account

Prize-Linked Savings programs turn some savers into winners, according to Times Union.

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ABNB Federal Credit Union members win

A press release from CU Insight shows members of ABNB Federal Credit Union in Virginia are excited about participating in Save to Win.

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