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Across San Diego County, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. San Diego Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Don't wait any longer...enroll in San Diego Saves today!

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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:

Teens and Money

Teens learn all about money — how to earn it, spend it, and save it — on the University of California’s Money Talks for Teens website which is available in English and Spanish.


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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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Current Theme: Financial Wellness for People with Disabilities and Their Families


Tip of the Day

  • In 2012, the average credit card debt among adults aged 65+ was $9,283.

Consejo del Día

  • Para minimizar los cargos por intereses, limite sus compras con tarjetas de crédito a las que pueda saldar completamente a fin de mes. Así resultará teniendo más dinero para un fondo de emergencia.  

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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.


Learning to Save

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.


Coping with a Lost Job

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.