Posts Categorized: America Saves Week

When people are just starting out with budgeting and saving money, we teach them the importance of setting goals. The first goal we recommend people set is to establish an emergency savings fund. Too many people don’t set aside enough cash to get through a crisis, and when hard times come, they are forced to…

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Next week is America Saves Week, when we and other like-minded organizations work with America Saves to promote saving and financial literacy. #ImSavingFor contest This year, America Saves is sponsoring a contest. Any time before April 7th, 2017, share a short video of your saving store, or a photo with you and the goal you’re…

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As a proud partner in the America Saves initiative, credit.org sponsors Inland Empire Saves. At that site, you can take the pledge to save, learn about setting financial goals, and start taking control of your financial future. Every year, America Saves Week promotes automatic savings. Universities, banks & credit unions, military organizations and other local…

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Yesterday America Saves sponsored a Twitter chat with the hashtag #HolidaySavings. They featured a truly impressive panel of guest commentators, including Aaron Klein, a fellow of economic studies at the Brookings Institution, and Mark Calabria, director of financial regulation studies at the CATO Institute. The chat included 8 big questions about holiday savings, and we’ve…

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and in honor of that, America Saves sponsored a Twitter chat with the hashtag #ABLEToSave. We participated in the Twitter chat, along with other agencies and individuals interested in spreading awareness about ABLE accounts and other resources available to people with disabilities. Here are some highlights from the…

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