Arizona Treasurer Kimberly Yee Proclaims Arizona Saves Week February 22 - 26, 2021
“The financial health of our families is directly related to the health of our communities and state. I encourage citizens of the State of Arizona to save more, save for an emergency, to save for your child’s education, to save for retirement, and to pledge to sustain these actions both this year and in the years to come.” -- Kimberly Yee
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and the Take Charge America Institute for Consumer and Financial Education and Research encourage you to plan, budget, and save successfully!
Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven saving strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save for Large Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
Financial Literacy and Upcoming Events
The Financial Literacy program provides participants with the tools to help reduce financial stress, increase savings, improve credit, and take control of their personal finances.
Where Does Your Money Go?
Introductory personal finance class that explores building a personal spending-savings plan.
Building Financial Security for Self, Family and Community
In-depth educational workshop covering a wide range of money management topics.
For more information or to register for upcoming events, please view our calendar or visit our website.
Special Thanks to Our Arizona Saves Partners
Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Office of the Arizona State Treasurer
Arizona Financial Education Portal
CFP® MS / Adjunct Lecturer
Personal and Family Financial Planning
University of Arizona
University of Arizona
Cooperative Extension, Gila County
Director, Take Charge America Institute for Consumer Financial Education and Research
Take the Arizona Saves Pledge
It’s easy to become a Saver and it’s FREE! Simply: Set a Goal, Make a Plan, Take Action
Take the Arizona Saves pledge
Make a pledge to yourself and create a simple savings plan that works. Complete the Pledge and America Saves will send you short email and text reminders, resources and tips to keep you on track towards your savings goal. Become part of an entire community of savers. Get started now!
creative ways to fund your savings
Those with a savings plan are twice as likely to save successfully. Taking the America Saves Pledge is a pledge to yourself to start a savings journey and America Saves is here to encourage you along the way. Take the first step toward creating a better financial future. Make a plan, set a goal, and pledge to yourself to start saving, today.