Participate in America Saves Week

Take the America Saves Pledge

Set a goal and make a plan to save. Join the nearly 540,000 people who have pledged to save and take the America Saves Pledge today. Already taken the pledge?  America Saves encourages you to recommit to your savings goal and re-pledge today. Military? Take the Military Saves Pledge

Assess Your Savings Progress

Find out if you are saving in all the right places. 

Saver Checklist

Check off your savings accomplishments to see how you're doing.

Participate in America Saves Week Events and Activities

Join tweet chats, Facebook events, contests, and webinars organized and offered by organizations participating in America Saves Week. 

Helpful Resources

America Saves Week is pleased to introduce in 2018 a brand new resource library featuring helpful tools materials from participating organizations. From savings calculators, to infographics, to online courses, and more, the resource library is chock full of helpful tools for a variety of audiences included savers and financial capability professionals.


Twitter Chats

#MSW18 with Military Saves
Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: @MilitarySaves, featuring @DoDFINRED
Topic: Savings and Financial Readiness

Experian's #MSW18 #CreditChat
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time: 11:00 am Pacific, 2:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: @Experian_US, featuring @AirForceFCU and @MilitarySaves
Topic: Best Practices for Establishing Your Emergency Fund as a Servicemember - Experian is happy to support Military Saves Week with a special tweetchat. You can join us on Twitter and YouTube Live at 2:00 pm ET. For more information, click here.

Experian's America Saves Week #CreditChat
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm Pacific, 3:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: @Experian_US, featuring @AmericaSaves and @AirForceFCU
Topic: The Importance of Establishing Your Rainy Day Fund - Experian is happy to support America Saves Week with a special tweetchat. You can join us on Twitter and YouTube Live at 3:00 pm ET. For more information, click here.

Wisebread's #ASW18 #WBchat
Date: Thursday, March 1 2018
Time: 12:00 pm Pacific, 3:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: @Wisebread, featuring @AmericaSaves
Topic: Saving for Retirement! Learn about how having a plan can help you save, when you should start saving for retirement, how automating your retirement savings can help you in your journey to retirement, and more! Share with us if you are currently saving enough for retirement and let us know one thing you could do today to boost your retirement savings! For more information, click here.

Webinars

Get Savvy: How to Save Money on Food — At the end of a busy day, when you’re hungry and tired, do you go home knowing you’re all set to prepare a tasty, healthy dinner or do you pick up food at the most convenient spot? Are you happy with how much money you spend on food? Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat a more healthy diet? If any of these questions resonate with you, then How to Save Money on Food is the webinar for you!

Tune in to learn how to:
- Make a realistic food plan that balances money, time, and nutritional needs;
- Save money on food expenses; and
- Prevent food waste.

Build a healthy, frugal food plan habit while in college and you’ll benefit for the rest of your life!

Identity Theft — Learn to protect yourself from identity theft and to repair your good standing if you are a victim.
Hosted by: Inland Empire Saves, Credit.org, and United Way of the Inland Valleys

Facebook Events

How To Retire Without An Employer Pension — The decline of employer pensions has left Americans without an easy way to prepare for retirement. Learn about ways to create a pension-like income stream for yourself with the Blueprint Income team. 

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: Blueprint Income
Join the live event at https://www.facebook.com/BlueprintIncomeInc

Prince William County Board of County Supervisors Proclamation — Prince William County, Board of County Supervisors will proclaim February 26 to March 3, 2018 as Prince William County Saves Week, where as a community we focus on Savings and encourage people to become a Registered SAVER. 

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm Eastern
Hosted by: Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William and Prince William Saves
Join the live event at https://www.facebook.com/VCEPrinceWilliam

Contests

Check back soon for 2018 listings!

Tip of the Day

  • Are you saving enough for retirement? This America Saves Week, use the @choosetosave Ballpark E$timate to know if you’re hitting a savings home run or striking out: http://bit.ly/2imH3I9#ASW18

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