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A lottery you can’t lose

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Bob HildrethImagine that you have a low-paying job but still manage to save a little for your kids’ future every month. Then someone comes along and offers you a chance to win a cash prize. You just have to put your interest into a pool from which the prize is made. Would you do it? My bet is you would. Today’s interest rates are so low that you would be giving up a little for the chance to win a lot. That’s prize-linked savings in a nutshell, and it could spur a lot of people to save.It is very encouraging to witness the increased interest in motivating low-income households to save and accumulate wealth around the nation. Scholars like Michael Sherraden have helped us understand how the lack of assets is one of the main factors preventing low-income families from upward economic mobility (read more about Sherraden’s work here). First, the Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), then the Children Savings Accounts (CSAs) and matched 529 college savings accounts, and now there is yet another exciting development: prized-linked savings (PLS).PLS is a powerful idea based on the premise that savings can be made more fun and attractive when merged with the logic of the lottery. Compared to traditional savings accounts, PLS accounts do not earn interest. The interest accrued on all the accounts is pooled and periodically distributed as prizes to its participants. It is essentially a no-loss lottery. continue reading »last_img read more

Ellsworth Competitors Win 4 Events

first_imgELLSWORTH — On Tuesday, Ben Chapman won the 3,200-meter run in 210:44 and Gabe Vachon won the javelin with a throw of 147 feet, 9 inches for the Eagle boys.Brianne Dunn was a double winner for the Eagle girls, placing first in the 1,600-meter run in 5:40.66 and the 3,200-meter run in 12:31.15. For more sports stories, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American. admin Latest posts by admin (see all) Bio State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Latest Posts Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img

Young B&H Wrestler Won Bronze Medal at the Mediterranean Championship

first_imgYoung wrestler from Sarajevo Hamza Komar (category up to 58 kg) won bronze medal at the Mediterranean championship for all age groups in Kanjiža (Serbia).Komar has achieved a historical result, considering the fact that this is the first medal in cadet category as a result of systematic work in the wrestling club Bosna, announced this club.“This is another indicator that he is a very talented athlete, but in the future, we should provide better condition for preparations”, said in a statement.The coach of Hamza Komar, Fahrudin Hodžić participated in this tournament as well.(Source: Fena)last_img