Tennessee Saves - Chattanooga
Join thousands of people across the state and nation who want to build a secure financial future for themselves. Tennessee offers several ways to do this:
- Become a American/Tennessee Saver by setting a goal to save money or reduce debt. Click here to start saving. We don’t ask for personal information tied to financial institutions.
- Attend our free local workshops and events that provide motivation and education to help people reach their goals. Anyone is eligible to participate. Keep abreast of activities by “Liking” us on Facebook
- Become a Tennessee Saves partner or community volunteer- help motivate and teach youth and adults to develop sound money habits.
- Check out the resources links for free financial planning forms and information.
Check out these resources to learn more:
Great savings tools and links to national partners. http://www.americasaves.org
Family & Consumer Sciences
Download free University of Tennessee Extension publication on money, nutrition, family, gardening, etc: utextension.tennessee.edu/publications/pages/default.aspx
Find educational information on a variety of subjects including the Ask an Expert. http://www.extension.org/peronal_finance
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:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
University of Tennessee Extension - Hamilton County
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