Participate in America Saves Week

Click on the links below to find America Saves Week activities on the platform of your choice.

Don't see what you're looking for? Ask your local bank, credit union, nonprofit, or other member organization if they are registered for America Saves Week. If not, remind them to sign up for America Saves Week 2019! Participating organizations will be able to submit America Saves Week events and activities for inclusion on this list using our online form.


Twitter Chats

America/Military Saves Week 2019 Kickoff Chat

Date: Monday, February 25
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Eastern
Hosts: America Saves (@AmericaSaves) and Military Saves (@MilitarySaves)
Hashtag: #ASW19 and #MSW19
America Saves and Military Saves join forces to kick off Saves Week 2019! We'll be discussing the savings themes taking place during the week, cheering on savers and partnering organizations for their activities, and highlighting our favorite savings tips.

Twitter Storm: America Saves Week and Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Hosts: @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #ASW19 and #MSW19
Help us take over Twitter! Join us in blasting Twitter with #ASW19 and #MSW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include the hashtag!

Military Saves Week #CreditChat with Experian

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Eastern
Host: Experian (@Experian_US)
Guest(s): @MilitarySaves
Hashtag: #CreditChat
Topic: Managing Money When You’re on the Move
Experian is happy to support Military Saves Week with a special tweet chat.

America Saves Week #Creditchat with Experian

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
Host: Experian (@Experian_US)
Guests: America Saves (@AmericaSaves)
Hashtag: #CreditChat
Topic: Maintaining Your Financial Health As a Couple
Experian is happy to support America Saves Week with a special tweet chat.

America Saves Week 2019 #WBchat with WiseBread

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
Host: Wise Bread (@Wisebread)
Guest: America Saves (@AmericaSaves)
Hashtag: #WBchat and #ASW19
Learn about creating a savings plan, holding yourself accountable to savings goals, assessing your savings plan, and more! Let us know about your savings goals and tell us one thing you could do today to move toward your savings goals! 

Twitter Storm: America Saves Week and Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EasternHost(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #ASW19
Help us take over Twitter – again! Join us in blasting Twitter with #ASW19 and #MSW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include the hashtag!

 


Facebook Events

Coming soon for 2019!


YouTube Live

Save for the Unexpected

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 12:00 - 12:20 pm Eastern
Special Guest: Ann Carrns, New York Times
New York Times personal finance writer Ann Carrns joins us for a YouTube Live event in honor of America Saves Week on Wednesday, February 27 from 12:00 to 12:20 pm EST. Each day of America Saves Week has its own theme – Wednesday’s is “Save for the Unexpected.” Hear from the New York Times’ top personal finance writer and have your questions ready! Tune in to America Saves' YouTube Channel.


Webinars

Will You Be Ready for Retirement? Session 1: How Much Will I Need?

Date: Wednesday, February 6
Time: 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Host(s): UF/IFAS Extension
Register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4937026406139837697
This webinar series will be especially helpful for people 10 years or less from retirement. In this session: We will discuss factors to consider when calculating how much income you need and showcase online tools that can help.

Money in Relationships Get Savvy Webinar

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. Central
Host(s): University of Illinois Extension
Register: http://go.uillinois.edu/GetSavvyWebinars
Don't let the BEAST money ruin the BEAUTY of your relationship. Whether you're just dating or you've been together for years, conversations about money can be challenging. Learn ways to talk with your partner. You must register for this free event in advance.

Will You Be Ready for Retirement? Session 2: Choosing When to Receive Social Security Benefits

Date: Wednesday, March 13
Time: 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Host(s): UF/IFAS Extension
Register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4937026406139837697
This webinar series will be especially helpful for people 10 years or less from retirement. In this session: We will explore the variables to consider when deciding whether to start receiving a reduced Social Security benefit at age 62 or delaying until a later year.

Will You Be Ready for Retirement? Session 3: Considerations for Asset Usage in Retirement

Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Host(s): UF/IFAS Extension
Register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4937026406139837697
This webinar series will be especially helpful for people 10 years or less from retirement. In this session: We will discuss sources of retirement income, asset allocations, tax implications, and withdrawal rates.

Will You Be Ready for Retirement? Session 4: Choosing Financial Professionals & Services

Date: Wednesday, March 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. Eastern
Host(s): UF/IFAS Extension
Register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/4937026406139837697
This webinar series will be especially helpful for people 10 years or less from retirement. In this session: We will discuss types of financial professionals and services. Discussion will include professional designations, compensation methods, and free online tools to check a financial professional’s background.


Contests

30 Days of Savings Challenge

Date: 02/01/2019
Time: 9:00 AM Eastern
A 30 day savings challenge during which participants save $100 in 30 days by following a daily savings chart they receive upon registering for the event. Participants also receive weekly emailed savings messages and updates on America Saves events happening online.

https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2016/06/21/30-days-of-saving/


Other Activities

Coming soon for 2019!