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.

 Download the Resource Packet

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

Take the America Saves Pledge

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 2, 2018

    Did you pledge to save this America Saves Week? Next step: decide where and how to save with this helpful guide to different accounts from @FDIC: #ASW18

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

Written by Guest Blogger | January 13, 2016

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!


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.


Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.


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