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.


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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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 2, 2018

    Does your 401(k) have you scratching your head? This America Saves Week, check out @FINRA’s Smart 401(k) resources: #ASW18

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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.


Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.


Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”


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