Inland Empire Saves

Across the Inland Empire, people just like you are proving you can start small and think big. Inland Empire Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Don't wait any longer...

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  America Saves 2020

 Claudio Espino and City of Grand Terrace Proclamation - ASW 2020  America Saves 2019

Economic Impact Payments

For the 8.5 million unbanked households in America, there’s no better time to consider opening a bank account. Learn how you can receive your economic impact payment quickly, safely via direct deposit https://go.usa.gov/xvEyY.

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:

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

www.360financialliteracy.org
Financial literacy is important at every stage of your life from youth to retirement. At 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy you'll find helpful tools, articles, tips and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability at every stage.

Free Online Financial Education Classes

Budgeting 101
Overwhelmed by bills and don't know where to start? Learn to build your perfect budget by learning what to prioritize and how to organize your spending in this course. Start the course here.

Budget 101
Power of Paycheck Planning
Plan your spending. This course will teach you strategies to catorgize your expenses and track your spending to create a budget that works for your lifestyle. Start the course here.
Power of Paycheck Planning
Understanding Your Credit Report
This course will teach you what your credit report says about you, how to ensure your credit report is accurate, and understand how your credit score is calculated. Start the course here.
Understanding Credit Report

Inland Empire Saves Community Partners

 

United Way of the Inland Valleys Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire Habitat for Humanity San Bernardino

  City of Riverside ASW Proclamation 2020 

 

City of Grand Terrace ASW Proclamation 2020

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Contact Us!

Melinda Opperman, Coordinator
4351 Latham Street
Riverside, CA 92501
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ph: 800.449.9818 ext 7888

 

 

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  • 5 Ways To Teach Kids How To Save At Home

    We start kids young with almost everything— sports, school, so why not saving? We are always looking for new ways to #ThinkLikeASaver in the America Saves community. The earlier that you have a positive mindset around saving, the easier it is to save successfully as an adult.

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  • Creating a budget for your family

    It’s always the right time to create a saving and spending plan (aka a budget). It’s also a good idea to revisit that plan annually or when a major shift occurs in your income or expenses. 

    We’ve created an easy to use, but thorough, Spending and Saving Plan tool to use. Before you get started, here are some tips to help you #ThinkLikeASaver, ensuring that your money is working smarter and harder for you.

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  • 4 Steps to Spending Your Stimulus Check Wisely When You Don't Have An Emergency Fund

    Most Americans don't have an emergency fund. While we're all experiencing this pandemic very differently — some having only minor inconveniences and others finding themselves without a job or having to close their business — those without a savings cushion are vulnerable to feeling the ramifications of COVID-19 for a very long time.

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  • Pantry Shopping and Meal Planning Preparation Tips

    With experts telling Americans to practice social distancing and to be ready for a possible 14-day self-quarantine one of our first concerns is food. How do we shop and prepare for 14 days worth of meals? Equally important are concerns about shopping without overbuying and staying on a budget.

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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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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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Challenging Herself to Save

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.

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