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:

Events

Learn more about the events we offer at our Office of Financial Empowerment here

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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    Information for this article was provided by Chime.

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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.

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

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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.

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