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

    Jumpstart your goals by earmarking this year’s #taxrefund for savings >> http://bit.ly/2hZ6s8A @AmericaSaves

Saver Stories View all »

Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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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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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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