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Make saving a priority

With a few simple lifestyle changes, saving can become second nature. OregonSaves understands how busy life can be and how quickly things can change. That’s why OregonSaves makes saving easy and automatic, to help you stay focused on retirement. Whether you’re faced with financing a car, saving for a vacation, buying a home, or funding a college education, that shouldn’t mean putting retirement savings on the back burner. You’ll be glad you saved the money when you need it. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey, here are some easy lifestyle changes that other people are doing to help save for retirement:

Savings

7 in 10 (69%) state they could save $25 a week more than they are currently saving for retirement.

Fast Food

Almost half (46%) report they would give up eating out or take-out food.

Others would give up:

Soda

Soft drinks or snacks from vending machines (13%)

Soda

Movies, videos, DVDs or streaming (12%)

Soda

Coffee from specialty shops (11%)

Soda

Lottery tickets (8%)

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One-quarter (24%) state they would not need to give up anything to save the extra $25 a week.

Finding additional money to save for retirement is within your reach.

Individual results may vary and you should consult with a qualified financial advisor in determining what approach is right for you.

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