San Diego Saves

Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Take Action

A Financially Confident You

February 27 - March 3, 2023

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Monday Feb, 27
Tuesday Feb, 28
Wednesday Mar, 1
Thursday Mar, 2
Friday Mar, 3

Day 1 - Saving Automatically

02.27.2023 California

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Do you ever find yourself wondering if there is a magic formula to saving? The most simple and effective way to save is to set up automatic savings. Join us and learn how!

Day 2 - Saving For The Unexpected

02.28.2023 California

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Your savings account balance will always ebb and flow because life happens! Emergencies will pop up and fun opportunities will arise. If you’re saving automatically, you’ll always be ready for the unexpected.

Day 3 - Saving for Major Milestones

03.01.2023 California

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

What do homes, education, and retirement all have in common? They are major life milestones that require advanced planning and saving large amounts of money. The good news is that there are ways to plan and save for these major milestones in a way that aligns with your values and current life situation and still sets you up for success.

Day 4 - Paying Down Debt Is Saving

03.02.2023 California

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Becoming debt free is a priority for many Americans. It can also be very overwhelming, especially if you have a lot of debt. Luckily, our friends at America Saves has some great tips to help you reduce debt and pay it off for good.

Day 5 - Saving at Any Age

03.03.2023 California

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

The America Saves Spending and Saving Tool is an easy-to-use resource that provides a clear view of your finances and can be insightful in identifying essential and discretionary spending. The system of automatic saving, especially through a paycheck with split deposits, can set anyone on the path to lifelong saving habits.



FDIC is collaborating with financial institutions, local government, and community organizations in select cities to raise awareness of the benefits of bank account ownership. These ads and radio spots are helping unbanked consumers take action to open accounts. Check out the resources at

Across San Diego County, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. San Diego Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending, and taking control of their financial future. Don't wait any longer...enroll in San Diego Saves today!

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San Diego Saves

Campaign Coordinator
Melinda Opperman

Campaign Co-Coordinator
Jennifer Rodriguez

Classes & Workshops


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:


Teens learn all about money — how to earn it, spend it, and save it — on the Money Talks website at the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Financial literacy is important at every stage of your life from youth to retirement. At 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy, you'll find helpful tools, articles, tips, and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability at every stage.

Free Online Financial Education Classes

This course is a great starting point for anyone who feels overwhelmed by all of the bills and paperwork standing between them and financial freedom. We teach you where to start, how to organize your spending, and what things you should prioritize when building your perfect budget.

Personal finance education begins with knowing how to plan. This course applies all of our expertise to help you create a budget. Learn strategies for categorizing your expenses, tracking your spending, and putting together a new budget.

Our free online course will help you understand how your credit score is calculated, what your credit report says about you, and what you can do to ensure that your credit report is accurate and reflects positively on you.

Thank You Patti Wooten Swanson!

The founder of San Diego Saves retires. Read more of her story.

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Savings Champion

America Saves Week 2022 celebrates being awarded the Savings Champion Award for America Saves Week 2022. This honor is reserved for organizations, nonprofits, and government agencies that achieved remarkable impact during the annual America Saves Week campaign.

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