How Local Saves Campaigns Get Involved in America Saves Week

America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior to their members, constituents, partners, and employees. The week presents an avenue for organizations to encourage, support, and motivate individuals to reduce debt, set goals, create a plan, and save money.

America Saves provides a variety of ways to get involved in the week – from spreading the word through digital and social media channels to leveraging partnerships to hosting events and webinars! How organizations choose to participate is entirely up to them.

 At the Campaign Coordinators’ Meeting in the spring, coordinators shared with us how their campaigns and affiliates participated in America Saves Week 2014 –

 We hope that all of you will take a cue from what can be done and join us to shape what will be done for America Saves Week 2015. Sign up today!

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    Tip to #save when shopping: You can #save more than 10% by comparing prices at different stores.

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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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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

Written by Great Lakes Michigan Saves | April 19, 2016

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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