#ImSavingFor Contest Winner!

We Have THE Winner! Local Resident Wins Top Prize in the #ImSavingFor Video/Photo Contest

Donna Mongeau, a resident of Niceville, won the top prize of $1,000 in the #ImSavingFor contest with a video filmed at the 2017 Eco-Nomic Living Expo in Fort Walton Beach. Her granddaughter was in the video with her, and Donna spoke of saving money for her granddaughter’s future benefit by investing in stocks. Congratulations, Donna!

Share Your Savings Goal and Win $1000 in the #ImSavingFor Video/Photo Contest

To celebrate the upcoming America Saves Week (Feb. 27-March 4, 2017), America Saves is launching the #ImSavingFor contest. It’s easy to enter. Just share a short video of your savings story, or a picture of you and what you are saving for and enter to win $1,000 at americasavesweek.org/imsavingfor.

Okaloosa Saves #ImSavingFor Video ContestCome to the Eco-Nomic Living Expo this Saturday, February 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and we will help you create your video entry! The first 50 participants to complete a video at the Expo will receive a $10 Walmart gift card, and all will be be entered into a drawing for a $100 prize.

We will also help you take advantage of the opportunity for bonus entries in the nationwide contest by signing you up as an Okaloosa Saver.

The contest runs from February 1 – March 4, 2017. America Saves will pick one entry at random and contact them by email. Click here for the full official rules.

How to enter if you can’t attend the Expo:

  • Create a short video featuring your savings story by answering at least one of these questions: What are you saving for? What is your savings story and how can it help other people? What is your favorite savings tip or trick?
  • OR take a picture illustrating your savings goal
  • Enter to win at AmericaSavesWeek.org/ImSavingFor
  • Share your video or photo on social media with the hashtag #ImSavingFor

Okaloosa Saves #ImSavingFor SelfieGet creative!

  • Keep it simple by taking a video or picture in front of the item your savings for – like a new car or house
  • Use a video or photo editing tool to put yourself in the frame with your goal – like a trip to the Grand Canyon or Mount Rushmore
  • Use an app to add a caption or some character to your submission

Bonus chances to win:
You can only enter once per person, but you can get an extra three entries by taking the next step in saving and completing the America Saves Pledge to create a simple savings plan. After entering, look for an email with your bonus opportunity information.

Thank you to this year’s contest sponsor at Clearpoint, a Division of MMI.