Across the city of Orlando, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. Orlando 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...
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
The purpose of Orlando Saves is to enable Central Florida residents to take action to improve their financial situation. We strive to help Central Florida residents because we believe that financial stability is not possible without wise money management.
Who We Are
Orlando Saves is coordinated by 8 Cents in a Jar, Inc., a Florida Nonprofit Corporation. The purpose of this partnership is to bring relevantly, researched based information to the community. 8 Cents in a Jar works in partnership with public and private agencies on the Orlando Saves programs.
Across Orlando, 8 Cents in a Jar can conduct educational programs to help Savers start saving and stay on track toward their goals. Contact us to participate in an educational program and to enroll in Orlando Saves.
8 Cents in a Jar, Inc.
Attn: Orlando Saves
P.O. Box 491 Winter Park, FL 32790
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