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SavingsQuest Nominated for Innovation Award - Vote Now!

Our gamified savings app SavingsQuest has been selected as 1 of 5 finalists from a pool of over 600 for the Best Prepaid Innovation

D2D February Newsletter is Here!

D2D's February newsletter has been released, featuring:

D2D Secures New Funding from MetLife Foundation for Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund

Doorways to Dreams (D2D) is pleased to announce the 2016 launch of its Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund.  The $3 million Fund has secured grants from generous funders to support D2D’s ground breaking work to develop and scale a next generation of practical tools to dramatically improve the financial security of economically vulnerable Americans.

SAVINGS Act Introduced in Senate

Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Susan Collins (R-ME), Chairman of the Aging Committee, have introduce

SaveYourRefund 2016 is here!

At the start of the 2016 tax season, D2D and America Saves launched SaveYourRefund, the annual tax-time saving promotion. SaveYourRefund encourages tax filers to save a portion of their tax refund using IRS Form 8888.

WINcentive Savings Featured in Minnesota

WINcentive Savings launched in Minnesota this month, giving members of 14 credit unions the opportunity to save money and win cash prizes. The first drawing is coming up in February, one of many that will include:

D2D is Hiring!

Do you want to work for a fun, creative team that is making an impact on the lives of financially vulnerable consumers? D2D is now hiring for multiple positions at various levels, including Innovation Strategist, Senior Innovation Manager, and Senior Innovation Director.

January 2016 Newsletter Now Available!

Our first newsletter of 2016 has been released, featuring exciting news about...

Season's Greetings from D2D!

All of us at D2D wish you a joyful holiday season and Happy New Year!  We look forward to an exciting 2016 working with our partners and friends.

Engagement Has the Power to Boost Savings

The average employee spends 7 minutes a year looking at their retirement portal, while the typical consumer will spend 40 minutes with a video game that simulates retirement saving. How can we use this info to encourage savings?

Learn How D2D Innovates!

For the past 15 years, D2D has successfully implemented a four-step innovation process that helps create products and policies used by millions of Americans to generate savings.

D2D December Newsletter

The most recent issue of our newsletter has been released, featuring exciting news and updates from our team. Highlights of this issue include:

D2D Helps Step Up Savings Education

A recent piece by Banking Exchange features various D2D innovations aimed at using digital tools and gamification to teach and encourage savings.

Save to Win 2014 Stats

For the past few weeks, we’ve been tweeting about the success of Save to Win – our biggest Prize-Linked Savings product – in 2014. We’ve compiled all of the facts we tweeted about who’s saving, how much they’re saving, and the excitement surrounding Save to Win.

November Newsletter Released

Our November newsletter has been released, featuring:

Event on the Hill: “Savings Bonds for the 21st Century”

D2D Fund, Congressman Matt Cartwright, and Congressman Rubén Hinojosa are thrilled to host “Savings Bonds for the 21st Century" in Washington, DC on Wednesday, November 4th. We will discuss how $100 million have been saved through Tax Time Savings Bonds and learn how the SAVINGS Act can protect these valuable savings tools and set them up for a

PLS Connection - Issue 13

Check out the latest edition of our PLS (Prize-Linked Savings) Connection Newsletter, featuring product updates, new legislation, and the latest PLS news. Features in this edition include a SaveYourRefund 2016 announcement, the first bank to offer PLS accounts, the launch of Lucky Savers PLS accounts in New York, and more.

Jump Start Savings With SaveYourRefund

According to a recent survey, nearly two-thirds of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings, and one in five don't have a savings account. The Millennial generation (ages 18 to 24) is more likely to save then Generation X (ages 35 to 54), but it's still not enough.

October Newsletter

Our October newsletter has been released, featuring a look back at SaveYourRefund 2015, an announcement of SaveYourRefund 2016, the launch of prize-linked savings accounts in New York, our gamified app SavingsQuest, conference highlights, and a new staff announcement.

SavingQuest: Creating Savings through Gamification

D2D published a report on the SavingsQuest gamified savings app pilot that showed positive outcomes, including that SavingsQuest users engaged more with their accounts resulting in increased savings.