Lehigh Valley Saves

Across the Lehigh Valley, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. Lehigh Valley Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending, and taking control of their financial future. First Commonwealth FCU, in partnership with other local and national organizations, 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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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 Wellness Articles

Check out these tips and ideas to help you reach your financial wellness goals.

 

Financial Wellness Solutions

Our free financial wellness programs empower people to make the best financial decisions and develop a healthy relationship with money.

 

Contact Us!

Rebecca Ewer, Certified Financial Education Instructor
First Commonwealth FCU & Lehigh Valley Saves
610.821.2400 x6157

 

 

 

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Put 20 Percent Away

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

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Saving for a Bright Future

Kristin Hendricks, a single mother from Texas, understands the importance of saving money and following a tight budget. She decided to make saving money a priority when she gave birth to her son.

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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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