Minnesota Saves

All across Minnesota people just like you are proving that you don't have to be rich to build wealth. As members of Minnesota Saves, they are paying off debts and saving to reach their financial goals. The Minnesota Saves website is your resource for tips and tools to help you set goals, develop strategies to reach those goals, and start saving. So what are you waiting for? Take financial action in your life!

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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:

 

Thank you to the committed members of the Minnesota Saves Steering Group who make this campaign work for our North Star State communities:

Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota
BBB's ("Minnesota Saves" Coordinator) mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust by: creating a community of trustworthy businesses, setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices through outreach and education among all business and consumer groups in Minnesota and North Dakota. The BBB's educational foundation will be spearheading the "Minnesota Saves" effort.

University of Minnesota Extension
University of Minnesota Extension provides education, outreach and research to support the needs of individuals, families, businesses and communities throughout Minnesota.

First Resource Bank
Committed to providing banking services in a friendly, professional manner, focused on community development and supporting local organizations committed to the same principles in southern Minnesota.

TRUST VETS
Multi-state organization whose mission is to drive business to American military veterans, support military veterans' employment and serve as a centralized platform to serve Veterans' issues.

Comer Consulting/Financial Planning Association of MN
Network of financial advisers that provide assistance in client service through diversity in approaches. FPA champions the value of the financial planning process and advances the profession through fostering ethics, education and networking opportunities throughout the state.

 

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Volume 15, Issue 4 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published.

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Starting Over

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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