St. Louis Saves

St. Louis Saves can help you design an action plan to make your financial goals a reality. Let us assist you in finding effective ways to save, reduce your debt and build wealth. You can either start out small by cutting expenses or saving your change, or you can set bigger goals like buying a home, getting out debt, or retiring comfortably.

St. Louis Saves is managed by the City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office and is part of the America Saves nationwide campaign.

It's Easy to Become a St. Louis Saver

Follow these steps and you're on your way to reaching your financial goals:

  • Set a savings goal
  • Pledge to set aside a dollar amount each month to meet your goal
  • Enroll online to start receiving your benefits

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 Visit Our Office of Financial Empowerment

St. Louis Saves is a partnership of America Saves and the City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office of Financial Empowerment. The OFE's mission is to educate and empower citizens of our region to make better choices with their money. In our Financial Dignity Center, housed in City Hall, we offer a variety of financial resources. To find our more about our initiatives, please visit the links below:

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Other Saving Strategies

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose, learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Learn how to:

 

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Saving With My Boys

When Kelly was a kid, she loved the picture book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. In the story, a little girl lives in an apartment with her mother and grandmother. The little girl’s mother is a waitress and sole provider for their family. Together the family saves money by putting their change in a giant jar every day. They are saving for a big cushy chair for the little girl’s hard-working mother. Together with patience and diligence, they buy the mother a very comfy chair.

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Challenging Herself to Save

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.

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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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