10 Reasons to Save 10% For Retirement as Told by Viral Videos

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What do Dramatic Chipmunk, Charlie Bit My Finger, Baby Panda Sneezing, Piano Playing Cat and Rick Astley have in common?

These 10 viral videos, compiled with staggering facts about the state of retirement savings in America, can all showcase key reasons why Americans should aim to save at least 10 percent of their income toward retirement.

See the full viral video list by the Save 10 initiative here: http://bit.ly/1GnRR0D

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On October 10 (10/10), the Save 10 initiative, a project of the Financial Services Roundtable, launched a nationwide ‘Save 10’ video contest with the goal of highlighting the most innovative and creative reasons “Who, When, Why or How” everyone should save 10 percent of their income toward retirement.

The Save 10 Stories contest includes a grand prize of $10,000 and nine first place prizes worth $1,000 each. Contest winners will each pledge to save 10 percent of their winnings to retirement savings to help jumpstart their financial future.

Watch Save 10’s videos, “Saving Makes Cents: Picture Your Future”: http://bit.ly/1XhIofE and “Cat Food on Toast Retirement”: http://bit.ly/1OGo6ef
The Save 10 initiative aims to educate America about the importance of saving for retirement while also urging employers to offer their employees opportunities to save through workplace retirement plans.

Save 10 video contest started on October 10 (10/10) and videos may be submitted for 10 weeks, until December 19, 2015. The contest is open to legal residents, over age 13, in the District of Columbia and the 50 United States. Videos must be 60 seconds or less, and must meet the basic criteria outlined in the Official Rules. Videos should be submitted through the Save 10 website and will be judged by a combination of private judging and online public voting. The grand prize winner will be announced in February 2016.

To submit a Save 10 video, read the contest rules and learn more about the Save 10 initiative, visit www.Save10.org.

CONTACT: Erika Reynoso 
         Senior Communications Manager
         Financial Services Roundtable