SEATTLE — Saving money? Yeah, there's an app for that — or at least there's a blueprint for one.

"Squirrel," a project from Verity CU SVP/CMO Shari Storm, was recently named as the runner-up for the first annual COOP THINK Prize at CO-OP Financial Services' annual THINK Conference. "Squirrel" was conceived as a smart phone app that lets users squirrel away money by diverting funds they would have spent on discretionary items into a savings account.

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