Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Saver Plus

Receive up to $500 to help pay for educational items and expenses with Saver Plus
What is Saver Plus?

Saver Plus is a 10 month financial literacy and matched savings program that assists families to gain financial skills, establish a savings goal and develop long term savings habits.

Participants  receive dollar for dollar matching for their savings, up to $500. At the end of the program, families use their matched savings to purchase an education-related goal.

Matched savings are spent on costs relating to the participants' children's schooling or vocational training for themselves which amongst other expenses includes computers, text books, uniforms, excursions, music & sports costs.

Saver Plus is now offered by a range of community agencies in 61 communities across all states and territories in Australia.

How do I take part in Saver Plus?

To participate in Saver Plus, you must be 18 years or over and have a Health Care or Pension Card and earnings from paid employment. You must also live in an area where Saver Plus is operating and have children enrolled in a school OR be attending or returning to vocational education yourself.

Interested participants free call, text or email a Saver Plus Coordinator to gain information and ascertain their eligibility.

To find out more:

Contact a Saver Plus Coordinator
P 1300 610 355
E saverplus@bsl.org.au
W www.anz.com/saverplus
NSW Rural and regional areas where Saver Plus is offered:

Albury & Wodonga
Bathurst & Orange
Coffs Harbour
Dubbo & surrounding districts
Greater Taree
Tamworth & surrounding districts
Wagga Wagga & surrounding districts
Canberra & Queanbeyan region

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