Leigh Phillips joins us on the podcast. She is from EARN.org. EARN is a national, award-winning nonprofit. They work at the intersection of financial technology and economic inclusion to empower low-income Americans to take charge of their financial lives. In this episode, you’ll hear Leigh explain how EARN can help you get your finances in order and how you can win thousands in prizes and get paid to save their SaverLife app.

Show Highlights:

  • The #WhatImSavingFor contests are open! Visit SaverLife.org/Pledge and SaverLife.org/Contest for a chance to win $1,000.
  • One in four Americans can’t afford an unexpected $400 expense without going into debt.
  • Feeling in control of your money for your household.
  • The benefits of automatic transfers to savings accounts.
  • The power of building an emergency fund.
  • Accomplishing savings goals to build personal confidence.
  • Money problems for people of different income levels.
  • How to manage variable and inconsistent income and expenses.

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Key Takeaways: Start with a small savings goals to build personal confidence. Take advantage of automatic transfers from your checking account to your savings account, and build that emergency fund!

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