Lori Wesp is on top of saving.
When asked how she learned about SaveYourRefund, she remembers “[Rochester CASH] had signs posted, and I said ‘what’s that about?’ ‘If you put half your refund in your checking and half in your savings, you can put your name in the drawing… and […]
Chelsey Durnell is a 19-year-old college sophomore. Most 19-year-olds aren’t even thinking about saving yet, and a tax refund seems like a windfall. But when Chelsey heard about SaveYourRefund from her mom, she decided to do it. “I think people should have an incentive to save because you have […]
This year is the first time Alton Calloway has ever bought a savings bond – and with it, he won $100 for responsible saving from SaveYourRefund. Call it beginner’s luck. “I’ve been saving already, but [bonds] were another avenue to save money and build interest on it,” he says.
This year was the first year Cathy Reiser saved part of her tax return, and now she has an extra $100 to show for it! When her tax preparers told her she could win money just by saving, Cathy decided it was worth a shot, so she split her […]
Remembering the day her tax preparer told her about SaveYourRefund last year, Isha Collins says she didn’t hesitate about the decision to put her money into bonds. “This woman was like ‘If you save $50 you could win $100’ – and I’m like OK, I want to save!”
For Isha, […]
When it comes to money, Mario Perez has a lot on his mind most days.”Currently I’m working on paying off student loans while also paying for a class I’m currently taking,” he says.
Despite these expenses, though, Mario is no stranger to saving. “I think it’s important to save, especially […]
“Last year was the first time I didn’t automatically blow my refund on college tuition and books,” says Jessie Sheeran. The recent graduate is proud to have her diploma in hand, but even prouder that she’s beginning to save up her funds. “I tried my best to save a […]
All Lilly could do was scream when she heard the news that she was selected as the $25,000 Grand Prize winner of the SaveYourRefund tax-time promotion! This was the first year that Lilly saved at tax time. She’d heard about the promotion from her volunteer tax preparer who encouraged […]
Though it drove her crazy when she was young, Debra Yick credits her mother’s frugality for instilling in her regular savings habits. The 49-year-old Yick said that growing up, her mother always put the necessities first. “It drove me crazy,” she said, “I didn’t understand it then, but I […]