New Savings Theme: Money Smart Week

The latest resource packet on tax time saving is now available to help you, your family and your friends better understand the importance of the Money Smart Week mission: to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The packet includes a sample article, social media content for the next five weeks, as well as tools and resources.

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In the packet you'll find Tweets through the month of May, as well as this sample blog post... 

Combining Financial Action and Education to Help You Reach Your Goals

During America Saves Week, over 1,300 organizations around the country encouraged individuals to take control of their financial futures by taking financial action. America Saves Week may be over but your journey to becoming a successful saver is just beginning. America Saves and Money Smart Week are teaming up to help you achieve your saving goals.

The concept is simple and easy, 

1. Take Action - pledge or re-pledge to save today 
2. Attend an Event- find a Money Smart Week event in your area to learn more about saving to help you 
realize your saving goals 
3. Spread the Word – share your savings efforts with friends and family and with America Saves...
 

Take the Pledge

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 Katie Bryan | November 29, 2013

    Transferring money from checking to savings is the fastest way to #save $500 to $1,000 http://ow.ly/PZR8h 

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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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Taking Back Control Over Finances

Written by Virginia Saves | August 5, 2015

After becoming a Virginia Saver and getting help from BankOn classes and coaching, Nadine Bialo took back control over her financial affairs.

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Another Dream Realized

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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