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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