America Saves Week: Smart Ways to Save for Retirement #ASW17
Join our #CreditChat every Wednesday at 3p.m. ET on
Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat. We partnered with America Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, which motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. In support of America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4), we are going to highlight Wednesday’s topic of saving for retirement.
Smart Ways to Save for Retirement #ASW17
March 1, 2017 at 3 p.m. ET.
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The panel included: Lindsay Ferguson: Campaign Outreach Manager of America Saves; Investing and retirement specialist at Arielle O’Shea: NerdWallet; : Writer for Shannon McNay Student Loan Hero; Rod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado: Director of Social Media at Experian. Learn more about this week’s #CreditChat:
We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat. Questions We Discussed:
Q1: What is America Saves Week?
Q2: When should we start saving for retirement?
Q3: Why is it hard for people to prioritize saving for retirement?
Q4: What are simple ways to start saving for retirement today?
Q5: What about investing? Where do people who know nothing about investing get started?
Q6: How can we use financial windfalls like tax refunds and bonuses to boost our retirement savings?
Q7: What retirement saving options are available couples living on a single income?
Q8: Should saving for retirement be a priority if someone works for a company that offers a pension plan?
Q9: What if we’re nearing retirement age and we don’t have enough saved? What can we do?
Q10: Any final tips to help save for retirement?
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