Thank You For Participating in America Saves Week 2016!

Another America Saves Week has been marked in the annals of history and we wanted to take this opportunity to sincerely THANK YOU for encouraging your members, constituents, and others to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. Because of your efforts, thousands of Americans will live more financially secure lives.

America Saves Week serves as the official launch of the year for the America Saves team, and we look forward to working with each and every one of you throughout 2016.  

It's Not Too Late to Be Recognized Have you participated in a #ASW2016 tweetchat? A webinar? An on-site event? If you've taken any action during America Saves Week, make sure that your efforts are recognized!

America Saves Week 2016 Highlights

ASW in the News

  • TODAY – Here’s how we can start saving more toward retirement right now
  • Forbes – What Americans Are Saving For — It’s Not Retirement
  • Washington Post – Fact or Fishy? Tax Day is coming fast. Test your knowledge here.
  • Bloomberg Business – Dreams of Living Well in Retirement Dim for Americans

See more of our media hits online: http://americasavesweek.org/media-hits-for-america-saves-week-2016

Endorsements

ASW received nine endorsements, including:

  • Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency
  • FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg
  • Richard Cordray, Director, CFPB

Digital Impact
#ASW2016, #imsavingfor, @AmericaSaves

  • Potential reach: 8,700,000
  • Impressions: 71,300,000
  • Nearly 10,000 hashtagged tweets

Thousands Participate

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I pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. I will encourage my family and friends to do the same

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | January 16, 2017

    .@MyFreeTaxes = free tax prep + filing help for qualified ppl w/combined income of $62k or less >> http://bit.ly/2hZ1d9c v/ @AmericaSaves

Saver Stories View all »

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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Starting Over

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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