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...
 

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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 Katie Bryan | December 21, 2013

    Putting aside fifty cents a day will allow you to #save nearly $500. 

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The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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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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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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