Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:  The main CFA privacy policy applies to America Saves websites with these additions.

America Saves collects personal information from visitors who sign up voluntarily to participate in the savings program.  Visitors who participate provide their name, savings goal, email address, and zip code.  Participants may also sign up for America Saves through local organizations.

CFA maintains the America Saves database.  Information about participants may be shared with and among local America Saves organizations to coordinate area campaigns and for similar activities.  America Saves does not otherwise share personal information about participants with program sponsors or other third parties.  Local organizations may have their own privacy policies.

America Saves sends occasional emails to those who agree to receive them unless recipients opt-out.  Those who provide a cell phone number receive text messages if they opt-in.  We do not post any personal information about America Saves participants on the America Saves webpage without their affirmative permission.

We do not offer any of the America Saves programs to anyone under the age of 14.

Tip of the Day

  • Tip to Save During the Holidays: Decide how much you can spend. http://ow.ly/pX9nu via @Bankrate

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Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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From Overwhelmed to In Control

In 2017 Debi felt overwhelmed. Her credit cards were maxed, and she wasn't exactly sure how to handle it. When asked how her credit issues started, her answer sounded like many Savers that we've spoken to: making too many impulse purchases. “I was driven by feelings like ‘That sounds good,’ or ‘I am too tired to cook.’” Then she attended a university extension program that introduced her to America Saves. That’s where she heard the tip that set her on her savings journey - stop accumulating debt.

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Saving With My Boys

When Kelly was a kid, she loved the picture book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. In the story, a little girl lives in an apartment with her mother and grandmother. The little girl’s mother is a waitress and sole provider for their family. Together the family saves money by putting their change in a giant jar every day. They are saving for a big cushy chair for the little girl’s hard-working mother. Together with patience and diligence, they buy the mother a very comfy chair.

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