New Partner Resource Packet: Turning Financial Literacy into Financial Action

To help the people you serve save more successfully, and to promote the importance of savings throughout your footprint, we have put together this resource packet with you in mind.

 The packet includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, social media content, and relevant resources.

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Get Social with America Saves - We're hosting a Twitter chat to kick off the packet launch; you can find us on Twitter at #FinLitChat at 12 pm PST/3pm EST on Monday, April 6th. (For the questions in advance, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..)

And don't forget! We start our tweeting this week with #SavingsTipTuesday & #SavingsFactFriday!

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The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

Written by Great Lakes Michigan Saves | April 19, 2016

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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Taking Steps Toward Financial Fitness

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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