Kansas Saves

Across Kansas, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. Kansas Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Our staff and trained volunteers can show you how to develop a savings strategy and take one step at a time. So don’t wait any longer…

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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:

 

Financial Education Opportunities

If you are in the Kansas City area, check out Money Smart KC's website for information and tips on a broad range of financial topics for both individuals and providers. 

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Fun and Free in KC!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 What’s happening in Kansas City?

PLAN an afternoon with the family!

FIND multiple calendars of events!

KNOW what is FREE in KC?

TAKE your date to a fun and cool place!

FIND discount codes!

ENJOY FREE summer movies!

REVIEW fun KC tourism sites!

KNOW what’s up at the libraries? Children’s activities and more….

DON’T MISS great articles about fun and free things to do in KC!

Discover 500+ attractions including museums, zoos, nature centers, sports and many other things to do for Family Fun in Kansas City right at your fingertips!  These three sites  offer free or inexpensive things to do in metropolitan Kansas City that can be searched by cost, location, key words or much more.

Learn more at: http://www.moneysmartkc.org/portfolio-items/fun-and-free/

 

Kansas Saves Partners

Financial Questions?

A personal finance expert from a Cooperative Extension land-grant university can provide you with information and resources. Visit their eXtension website today.

Contact your local K-State Research and Extension agent

To inquire about educational opportunities near you. K-State Research and Extension is an America Saves Campaign partner and supports Kansas Saves resources.

KSRE Directory and Interactive Map

 

Welcome to our newest partner:

State Bank Commissioners Office and Follow them on Facebook

Other Kansas Saves Partners:

Twitter: @UnitedWayTopeka Facebook: United Way of Greater Topeka


Contact Us!

Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas Saves Coordinator
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    Transformation

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    There are many reasons that the impact of the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act and, by extension, ABLE accounts, will be transformative to millions of individuals with disabilities and their families.For children, youth, and working-age adults with disabilities, there are multiple reasons to recognize the power and potential of ABLE.

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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.

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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