Popcorn Finance is excited to be partnering with the Consumer Federation of America for the 2nd year in a row to celebrate America Saves Week! This special week runs from Monday, February 25th through Saturday, March 2nd. This week will be packed with a ton of special events and episodes, starting with a very special bonus episode on Sunday, February 24th!
America Saves seeks to motivate, encourage, and support low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. The research-based campaign uses the principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to change behavior.
America Saves encourages individuals and families to take the America Saves pledge and organizations to promote savings year-round and during America Saves Week. Overall management for the campaign is provided by the non-profit Consumer Federation of America (CFA). CFA is comprised of over 270 consumer education, advocacy, and cooperative organizations dedicated to advancing the consumer interest.
Special America Saves Week Content Schedule
Sunday, February 24th – Podcast Episode
What is America Saves Week? The Director of Strategic Engagement, Lindsay Ferguson, explains what this week is all about and walks us through each of the daily themes. You’ll learn a little bit and kick off America Saves Week all in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn!
Check out Lindsay Ferguson’s first Popcorn Finance appearance during Episode 053!
Monday, February 25th @ 1:30pm pst – Instagram Live
Jen Smith from the Frugal Friends Podcast joins me for an Instagram live to discuss why it’s so important to save with a plan and to share a few of our savings goals. Instagram.com/PopcornFinancePodcast
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Tuesday, February 26th – Podcast Episode
Tuesday’s theme is save the easy way… automatically. In this episode I discuss why automating your finances is crucial and two ways in which I make saving automatically seamless!
Wednesday, February 27th – Podcast Episode & Instagram Live
Bethany Bayless, co-host of The Money Millhouse podcast, joins me in celebrating Day #3 of America Saves Week! Bethany shares how saving for the unexpected covered her when large medical bills started to roll in.
12:30pm pst- Instagram Live
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Thursday, February 28th @ 12:30pm pst – Instagram Live
Julien, one half of rich & REGULAR, joins me for a discussion all about the importance of saving for retirement and what steps we are taking to be better prepared.
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Friday, March 1st @ 6:00pm pst – Instagram Live
Allison Baggerly from Inspired Budget and I focus on Friday’s theme of Save the Extra. We will discuss some techniques and ideas for saving the extra money that sometimes finds its way in to our budget. Instagram.com/PopcornFinancePodcast
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