ICFE eNEWS #12-22 - October 4th 2012
Spread the Word - Treasury Launches Savings Contest for Kids!
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Ready.Save.Grow.
campaign is sponsoring a photo and video essay contest for
students in grades K - 12. Those who enter will have a chance to
win a virtual classroom visit from Treasurer of the United
States Rosie Rios!
The "Save Out Loud" Contest kicked off today on
Facebook,, and is open to individuals or teachers submitting
on behalf of their students. Savings stories should reveal what
students are saving for, why saving is important to them, their
progress, and more. Students have two ways to enter:
Photo: Submit an aspirational savings snapshot along
with a description of up to 250 words.
Video: Submit an up to 90-second personal video
sharing a savings story.
Help our nation's youth get on the path toward saving by
encouraging them to enter the "Save Out Loud" Contest. We've
partner toolkit to make it easy for you to share details
about the contest with those you serve. You can use the toolkit
- Provide information through your
existing communications channels such as your website or
- Encourage participation through your
social media channels.
- Post Web banners to your website.
For more information about the "Save Out Loud" Contest, visit
*Note: Parents must enter on behalf of children under 13,
and give consent for children 13 and above. Teachers may also
submit an entry on behalf of students or a group (up to six
members) with parental permission.