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 Administrator2 | January 6, 2014

    First saving strategy: Pay off high-cost debt http://ow.ly/sj3vP

Saver Stories View all »

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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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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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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