$16 Trillion In Debt, Treasury Dept. Offers Prizes To Kids Who Share The Best ‘Savings Stories’

photo credit: rosefirerisingWith the country $16 trillion in debt, the U.S. Treasury Dept. is offering prizes to kids (K-12) who share the best “savings stories.”

The U.S. Treasury Department’s “Save Out Loud” contest is offering prizes to winning students who submit the most compelling photos, videos, and accounts of their savings success stories:

“Do you know a student with a savings story to share? The U.S. Department of the Treasury wants to hear about it!”

I’ll bet they do.

With the U.S. national debt exceeding $16 trillion – and the government spending a trillion dollars more than it’s taking in this year – the government could probably use all the savings tips it can get.With the country $16 trillion in debt, the U.S. Treasury Dept. is offering prizes to kids (K-12) who share the best “savings stories.”

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  • metoo

    This reminds me of the power company in my state. They are forever having contests with monetary prizes for ideas on how to save energy, but we, the consumers, would be better off if they didn’t spend so much money on all the paper, ink, and stamps used to further this scam. The money saved could be used to lower the rates. What stupid ideas, and this one coming from the Treasury Dept. is absurd!