How Organizations Are Getting Involved this America Saves Week
With America Saves Week just around the corner, we here at America Saves have been keeping tabs of all of the exciting initiatives organizations and individuals have planned for ‘The Week’. Check out what these local campaigns are doing!
Minnesota Saves brings you, “Stop Passing Your Buck$”
Florida Saves, University of Florida/IFAS Extension in partnership with Hillsborough County Extension, Okaloosa County Extension and Lake County Extension will host Savings Webinars
Florida Saves will be hosting two webinars during America Saves Week
February 24 (12:30-1:30 PM EST): How to Save $500—quick, easy steps!
This webinar will discuss practical, everyday tips that a consumer can take to save money on their expenses. Find out about relatively painless ways to save money on food, utilities, transportation, and financial services.
Register here: http://bit.ly/Save500dollars
February 26 (12:30-1:30 PM EST): Women & Money: Unique Issues
This webinar will focus on the changes women may experience throughout their life cycle and the impact of these changes on their economic status including recent trends in the labor force and significant issues such as the gender wage gap.
Register here: http://bit.ly/WomenMoney
South LA Saves is hosting a Poster Contest for youth from 3rd-8th grade.
Students will submit a poster with the theme, “Be a Super Hero- Save Money” that creatively expresses one or more of the following personal financial concepts: the importance of saving, the ability to identify financial wants vs. financial needs,and/or how to make smart money choices. The contest submission deadline is February 19, 2014, and winners will be announced March 1, 2014 at South LA Saves "Start Small. Think Big" Wealth Conference.
Additionally, South LA Saves is hosting a "Start Small. Think Big" Wealth Conference March 1, 2014
This free community event will provide individuals with reliable, relevant information on how to build their wealth and live their dreams from a number of qualified experts. Financial education speaker and author, Shay Olivarria will provide tips on how saving your change could grow into five figures with little to no effort. The Consumer Affairs Department will provide tips on how not to be a victim of a scam. Additionally, a Certified Financial Planner will be on site to give individuals information about retirement savings. Be one of the first guests to arrive to qualify for a $50 cash raffle!
Register at their Eventbrite page here.
Still want to get yourself and your organization involved in The Week?
- First, you can sign your organization up here, and read up on the 4 Ways Organizations Can Participate in America Saves Week.
- Next, make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up-to-date with all things America Saves Week-related.
- Last but not least, join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook! We created the America Saves Week Digital Kit (available for download in Word format or PDF) packed with information, resources and sample social media to help you, your employees, and your family and friends better understand and relay the message of the importance of saving. Don't forget to use the hashtag #ASW2014!
- Written by Katie Bryan
- Category: Blog
- Published: 07 February 2014