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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Savers who make a plan are twice as likely to save successfully. 

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 18, 2013

    Save for #presents rather than relying on #credit http://ow.ly/pV4nN

Saver Tips and 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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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | June 13, 2019

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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Take the Pledge

Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | July 15, 2014

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