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.
The Connecticut Saves Coalition will meet on Wednesday morning, October 10th to start planning for Connecticut Saves Week 2019, February 25 - March 2.
If you would like to learn more about Connecticut Saves Week and how you can participate, contact us.
The Connecticut Saves Campaign participated in Money Madness, a financial education event held at Connecticut College in New London for students in area high schools sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank. It was a great opportunity to talk with students about saving.
Financial Fitness Checkup
Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 PM
Cheshire Public Library
104 Main Street
Spring Cleaning Your Debt
Monday, April 23, 6:30 PM
Waterford Public Library
49 Rope Ferry Road
When it comes to spring cleaning, you probably haul the junk out of your garage, scrub your fridge, and wash the rugs and drapes. But don’t forget about your personal finances. Just after tax season is the perfect time to perform an annual evaluation and tidying up of your budget, bank accounts, debts, and investments. This workshop is provided by UConn Extension. Advance registration is highly recommended. Call the Information Desk at 860.444.5805, X2.
Thanks to the Connecticut Saves Partners, we had a great Connecticut Saves Week 2018!
We started off with a Twitter Chat, participated in the Financial Education Expo at the LOB in Hartford, and held workshops in different locations. Though Saves Week is over, we are ready to share information about saving and financial education throughout the year. Learn more about workshops we can offer to your employees, organization or group to encourage them to save for their goals. Contact the Connecticut Saves Campaign Coordinator listed above for our list of financial education workshops related to saving.
See highlights below from Connecticut Saves Week and Season 2017!
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. Contact the Connecticut Saves Campaign Coordinator listed above for our list of financial education workshops related to saving.
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.
Special thanks go to our Connecticut Saves Partners:
- Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut*
- Chelsea Groton Bank*
- Connecticut Association for Human Services
- Connecticut Department of Banking*
- Connecticut Department of Labor*
- Connecticut State Library*
- Hartford Job Corps Academy*
- HRA of New Britain, Inc.
- People's United Bank*
* Denotes Connecticut Saves Coalition Members
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:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
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