Big Savings!

Behavioral economics shows that the excitement around Prize-Linked Savings helps motivate a saving habit, according to a blog post from Artemis Strategy Group.

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Small Bank’s Behavioral Experiment Spurs Saving with a Lottery

Blue Ridge Bank begins offering Prize-Linked Savings product, Jackpot Savings, after legislation legalizing it went into effect this summer, as reported by American Banker.

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USAA Launches New App to Help Millennials Save

American Banker announces new USAA app aimed at helping millennials save money through gamification, and quotes D2D Executive Director Tim Flacke.

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Will Prizes Get More Low-Income People To Save?

Forbes article covering a Bipartisan Policy Center event where D2D Executive Director Tim Flacke spoke on Prize-Linked Savings.

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The Anti-Poverty Experiment

Wall Street Journal article on the modern, data-driven methods being tested to help alleviate poverty.

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Appeal of Savings Bonds Wanes in Ultralow Interest Environment

NYT columnist Ann Carrns talks about the reduced appeal of savings bonds due to low interest rates.

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Why you should never, ever play the lottery

Despite it's popularity, the lottery can be harmful to low-income people; but can we apply those concepts to saving? An article from the Washington Post explores the possibility.

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A fat tax refund says your strategy is wrong

An article in the Washington Post explains that tax time offers a great opportunity to jump start saving, whether you put it in a Prize-Linked Saving account or enter SaveYourRefund.

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Seeing a Tax Refund as a Financial Opportunity

NY Times "Your Money" column discusses the best ways to take advantage of your tax refund as a financial opportunity.

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Prize-Linked Savings: You Can Bank on Winning This Contest

This NBC News article explains D2D's Save Your Refund initiative, as well as the importance of Prize-Linked Savings Accounts.

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A Lottery You Can’t Lose

In a blog post for the Huffington Post, Bob Hildreth of FUEL Education discusses the benefits of Prize-Linked Savings, specifically highlighting D2D's work.

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Banks awarding "lottery prize" for saving accounts

CNN Money spoke with Tim Flacke about the benefits of Prize-Linked Savings, specifically calling out D2D's role in new legislation and in the success of Save to Win.

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Mass. lottery should embrace games that encourage savings

An editorial in the Boston Globe, noting that Massachusetts has the nation's best lottery, calls on the state to pass legislation allowing banks and credit unions to offer prize-linked savings accounts.

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To encourage savings, Mass. should allow banks to offer lotteries

An editorial in the Boston Globe calls prize-linked savings 'one of the most promising strategies to combat poverty' that 'isn't legal in Massachusetts.' The article also cites growing momentum among state legislatures and calls o…

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Can ‘Lotteries’ at Banks Get People to Save More?

The Wall Street Journal speaks with Rep. Kilmer and Senator Moran, the Congressmen behind the American Savings Promotion Act, and D2D Fund's Executive Director Tim Flacke about the growth and benefits of prize-linked savings.…

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Here’s One Solution to America’s Destructive Lottery Addiction

According to Time Money, Prize-Linked Savings offers a financially smart alternative to playing the lottery.

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Put in $25, Get $10,000 Back. Your Bank Becomes a Casino

Prize-Linked Savings accounts turn saving money into a no-lose lottery, according to an article in Bloomberg.

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How money stress hurts you (and your job)

Financial Entertainment titles Bite Club and Refund Rush are featured in a Jean Chatzky article in Fortune Magazine as examples of promoting financial wellness in the workplace.

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Campaign to Legalize Lottery-Like Savings Awards Gains Momentum

As excitement builds around Prize-Linked Savings, a push continues to pass enabling legislation, as reported in American Banker.

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Using Gambling to Entice Low-Income Families to Save

Prize-linked savings programs Save to Win, Save Your Refund, and D2D Fund partner Propel's Fund My Future Accounts are featured by the New York Times.

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