Webcast: Youth Employment Programs as Pathways to Savings

Youth can learn how to save when provided appropriate products, services, and mechanisms. View the video below of our November 2, 2016 release of new research and panel discussions on the critical role that youth employment can play in young people’s financial success. The even featured programs, financial institutions, and youth themselves on the impact of employment programs providing direct deposit, access to accounts, and the America Saves for Young Workers program.

Download America Saves for Young Workers and C + R Research Services’ new report, Impact of the America Saves program on Low-Income Youth Workers here.


Download social media graphics and suggested posts here. Then join the discussion on Twitter with @AmericaSaves by using the hasthag #ASYW16.

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  • Did you know the easiest way to save is automatically? This America Saves Week, consider setting up split deposit to transfer $ to your savings account every paycheck: http://bit.ly/2dIKQuK #ASW18

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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.


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!


Another Dream Realized

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.