America Saves Week

America Saves is a national social marketing campaign that encourages low and moderate income individuals to save money, reduce debt and build wealth. The campaign is a year round effort. America Saves Week (February 26 - March 2, 2018) is an expanded effort aimed at highlighting the campaign, reaching institutions and individuals to increase awareness on the need to save money, reduce debt and build wealth with a primary focus on Financial Action – commitments to save, invest and build wealth.

More than 1,000 non-profit organizations, companies, government agencies, educational institutions, religious institutions, and unions participate in America Saves Week.

Top savings priorities include:

  • Emergency Fund - people are saving on average $68 a month.
  • Savings & Investment - people are saving on average $74 a month.
  • Homeownership - people are saving on average $93 a month.

You can get involved by:

  • Hosting an event or financial education workshop
  • Sharing tips and resources with your family, friends, co-workers and/or clientele.
  • Distributing paycheck stuffers at your place of work or posting tips on the intranet
  • Mailings encouraging others to be involved
    • Sharing financial education with children and encouraging them to enroll in the Young Savers Program

    Visit www.americasavesweek.org for more information and ideas. 

 


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