New Jersey Saves

Across New Jersey, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. New Jersey 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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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:

 

 

 

The New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education (NJCFE)
The goal of the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education (NJCFE) is to improve personal financial literacy for New Jersey citizens by educating personalized finances to people of all ages. The coalition believes that all citizens of New Jersey must have the financial education necessary to make informed financial choices. The Coalition was selected in the Central New Jersey region and consists of more than 500 members and representatives of government agencies, schools, businesses and non-profit organizations that demonstrate financial education and other related services. The coalition is a non-profit organization managed by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.

Join us now at: www.nlcfe.org to learn how to be a new member.

America Saves www.americasaves.org
Start small, think big, set a goal, make a plan and save automatically.
America Saves, is a campaign for the non-profit Federation of Consumers of America that seeks to motivate, encourage and support low and middle-income households, income to save money, reduce debt and consume wealth. The research-based campaign uses the principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to change this behavior. Nonprofit organizations, governments and corporations participate in América Salva a national level and through local, regional and state campaigns throughout the country. América saves encourages individuals, families and organizations to make the commitment of America. Save the United States. We provide the free tools, savings services, advice and resources that help Americans of all income levels take the necessary steps to take charge of their finances and manage money more effectively. By inspiring strong savings in people, we can improve the financial health of our schools and businesses, our communities and our nation.

New Jersey Save / NJCFE www.njsaves.org
Across New Jersey, people like you are showing they can start, and think big. New Jersey savers are setting financial goals, controlling their spending and controlling their financial future. Our staff and trained volunteers can show you how to develop a savings strategy and take it one step at a time. So do not wait any longer to sign up at www.njsaves.org now to become a US saver.

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Steven Drulis

NJ Saves Campaign Coordinator

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Phone: 609-306-3810

 

 
 
 

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  • Meet the 2018 SaveYourRefund Champions

    We are pleased to announce today the 17 free tax preparation sites recognized as SaveYourRefund Savings Champions and Rookies of the Year for going above and beyond to encourage tax filers to save a portion of their refund. This is the first year this award has been presented. 

    Champions and Rookies of the Year were instrumental in SaveYourRefund's 2018 success, including a 24 percent increase in participation from the prior year. Nearly 850 tax sites encouraged almost 3,500 files to save an average of over $850 per return! 

    Specifically, these organizations had an average of 119 entries and took steps like incorporating SaveYourRefund within the quality review process, marketing the promotion to taxpayers prior to tax season, celebrating taxpayers who saved some of their refund through photos and activities at the tax site, and much more.

    SaveYourRefund is a prize-linked savings program. >> Meet the two $10,000 grand prize winners

    2018 SaveYourRefund Savings Champions:

    • Building Skills Partnership
    • Cash Coalition of SENH
    • Dallas Community Tax Centers/Foundation Communities
    • EBALDC (East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation)
    • Fremont Family Resource Center
    • Granite United Way
    • Mission Economic Development Agency
    • Prepare+Prosper
    • Prince Georges CASH Campaign
    • Southern Bancorp Community Partners
    • United Way of the Bay Area
    • Up Valley Family Centers of Napa County

    2018 SaveYourRefund Rookies of the Year:

    • North Texas Area United Way
    • PathWays PA
    • The River Center
    • United Way of Hunterdon County
    • United Way of Lancaster County
  • Millennials Can Save but They Don't Know How to Invest

    Millennials are quickly becoming the largest age group in the workforce as baby boomers retire, but they’re not investing in the future.This could be because pension plans are declining, according to The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Here are three things to know about millennials, saving, and investing.

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  • How to Save Money on Your Next Vacation

    Now that summer is approaching, you might be gearing up for your next trip. Whether vacation means sunbathing on a beach or snowboarding down an icy slope, you can plan your trip on a budget. Bank of America’s Better Money Habits has some great tips for saving money on your next trip. Here are five ways you can save.

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    Father’s Day is a little more than a week away, do you have your gift ready to go? If not, you’re definitely not the only one looking for a last minute gift idea. Here are some gifts that’ll help put a smile on the dad in your life’s face without costing you a fortune.

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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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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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Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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