Connecticut Saves

Connecticut Saves Campaign is a statewide initiative to encourage Connecticut residents to take positive financial actions and save regularly to turn their dreams into reality. Here you will find workshops and events around the state, tools to help you set goals, develop strategies, and start saving. Join others from around our state in working toward achieving your financial goals. 

TAKE THE CONNECTICUT SAVES PLEDGE


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Faye Griffiths-Smith
Campaign Coordinator
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The Connecticut Saves Campaign is planning now for a great Connecticut Saves Week February 26th through March 3rd, 2018!
We provide a variety of financial education opportunities and special events around the state and enjoy partnering with others to promote savings behavior among Connecticut citizens throughout the year. Contact us to learn more!

CONNECTICUT SAVES WEEK EVENTS
Visit us at the Financial Education Expo at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Wednesday, February 28th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.! Stay tuned for more information! 

Financial Literacy Workshops
are available!

Learn more about workshops we can
offer to your employees, organization or group to encourage them to save for their goals.
Our workshop list and request form is here.

 

PAST EVENTS

The Connecticut Saves Campaign was well represented at the Connecticut Business Summit in June in the Better Business Bureau Pavilion. This was a great opportunity to introduce the campaign to those in the business community.

The Connecticut Saves Campaign is active year round! Visit here, follow us on social media, and contact us for more information about how we can work together  to encourage people to save for their financial goals.

 

Your Money: Taking Financial Action Workshops took place February 23 and 25 in Hamden and Waterbury. - See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/local-campaigns/connecticut-saves#sthash.Mr4nDyiK.dpuf

 Our Partners

Special thanks go to our Connecticut Saves Partners:

* Denotes Connecticut Saves Coalition Members

  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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