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Project Money: By the Numbers

project money by the numbers

While it’s always a pleasure to empower our participants to achieve their dreams, just as important is inspiring the folks who follow along at home, like you!

As we gear up for Project Money’s ninth season, we’ve compiled some collective numbers since the program started nearly a decade ago to show just how empowering financial freedom can be!

$60,039: Amount of money 2016 Project Money participants collectively increased their savings by

$29,609: Amount of money those same participants collectively reduced in debt

32: Number of teams that have participated in Project Money

$140,000: Amount of prize money given by Summit Credit Union to Project Money participants

8: Number of Project Money winners

224: Weeks of blogs (that’s over FOUR years’ worth!)

50+:  Live, in-studio news appearances Project Money participants have appeared on

$278,539: Collective Project Money savings since the program’s inception in 2009

$335,157: Collective Project Money debt reduction since the program’s inception in 2009

That’s it on Project Money for now, savvy savers. Keep coming back to the Money Smarts blog for more ways to own your finances and look out for our 2017 Project Money team announcement next month!