Welcome to Ohio Saves
All over America, people just like you are proving that you don't have to be rich to build wealth. As members of America Saves, they are paying off their debts and saving to reach their financial goals. These tips and tools can 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! “Start small, think big” and make your dreams a reality!
The Power To Save Money Is In Us All
Saving money, improving your financial life, building wealth. It all starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. So what is your goal? Set up an emergency cash fund? Get out of debt? Make a down payment on a car or home? Sock away money for college or retirement?
Ohio Saves not only can help you develop your goals but also take action. We provide savings guidance, tools, resources and plenty of motivation. When you join as a saver, you'll receive the following benefits:
- Free subscription to our quarterly American Saver newsletter via email
- Free monthly e-mail newsletters with savings advice from national experts
- Free access to our members-only Savers Tracking Tool to help you reach your goals
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:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
FIND YOUR LOCAL OSU EXTENSION OFFICE to look for programs on personal finance and other topics.
A personal finance expert from a Cooperative Extension land-grant university can provide you with information and resources. Visit the eXtension website today.
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In The Schools
Ohio Saves is for everyone. Throughout Ohio, our innovative partner programs are helping children and young adults become financially responsible by teaching them the tools and strategies they need to be savvy consumers.
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