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
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:
- Office of Financial Empowerment
- Operation HOPE: Credit and money management workshops
- College Kids: College savings account for every St. Louis city public school kindergartner
- Employee Lunch and Learns: Financial education workshops for City employees
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:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
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The age-old saying,” When it rains it pours” is especially true when an unexpected emergency pops up- as if you had nothing better to do than fork out $500 on new tires, or visiting the doctor. Recently the Federal Reserve noted that almost half of Americans do not have $400 available in an emergency fund.Read More...
During America Saves Week 2019, America Saves and the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE)® collaborated and launched the Connect to an AFC® pilot. The pilot connected over 50 individuals to Accredited Financial Counselor® (AFC®) professionals across the country.Read more...
By Janet Alvarez, Wisebread.com
Meeting financial goals as a family can be challenging. But inspiring your family to help and contribute to a financial goal doesn’t have to be a painful process, especially when the result is an exciting vacation, a car, or college savings. In the spirit of America Saves Week, I’ll share some ideas on how to save as a family for all those items and bucket-list experiences.Read more...