Do: Set a goal. Make a plan.

Once you have decided on your purchase goal, you can map out your plan with the help of a SMART (specific, measured, achievable, relevant, and timed) goal.

Click here to learn more about how SMART goals can help you succeed in making a major purchase with this resource from America Saves.

In addition to setting a goal, make a simple savings plan that works. America Saves has a savings pledge you can take that will help you by sending short email and/or text reminders, providing additional savings resources and tips to keep you on track towards your savings goal.

Click here to take the America Saves savings pledge.