Alaska Saves

Across Alaska people just like you are proving you can start small and think big. Alaska Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. These tips and tools can help you set goals, develop strategies to reach those goals, and start saving. So what are you waiting for?

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Local Resources

Financial Education Career Building Health Care
Money Management International YWCA Alaska--Economic Empowerment UAA Dental Clinics
YWCA Alaska--Economic Empowerment Alaska Works Initiative  YWCA Alaska--Wellness
Better Business Bureau  Statewide Independent Living Council of Alaska Get Covered Alaska 
Military SAVES  Nine Star Education& Employment Services


Army Gold

Army OneSource 

Spirit of Alaska Society of Smart Youth    
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education    


Don't see the resource you are looking for? Check out AK 211 !

Financial Partners

Click on the logos below to learn more about our bank and credit union partners.

CU1         Tongass FCU

 Spirit of Alaska FCU      


Learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit and use it to save!


Savings Strategies:

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 savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:


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Current Theme: College Spending and Savings


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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.


Learning to Save

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.


The Gift of Homeownership

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.