a penny saved (is a penny earned)

idiom

used to say that it is important to save money

Examples of a penny saved (is a penny earned) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After more than four decades of a 401(k) system, almost 3 in 10 older workers are nearing retirement without a penny saved. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 28 May 2024 Even more troubling are the 3 in 10 Americans over 59 years old who don't have a penny saved for retirement. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 20 Mar. 2024 Yet many boomers are headed toward retirement without a penny saved, a Credit Karma survey found earlier this year. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 21 Nov. 2023 Recent research found that almost 3 in 10 Americans nearing retirement don't have a penny saved for their post-employment years. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 21 Aug. 2023

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“A penny saved (is a penny earned).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20penny%20saved%20%28is%20a%20penny%20earned%29. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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