Partner Resource Packets

We know that the hard work of getting people to change their financial behavior takes time, which is why America Saves wants to assist your efforts to encourage financial action and savings behavior change throughout the year. Sign up to receive news and updates if you would like to be among the first to know when we release a new packet.

Quarterly, we provide organizations with a resource packet that focuses on one aspect of saving. We hope that this material will help you communicate with the public, constituents, and other organizations about how your company or organization promotes and encourages saving.

Each packet includes:

  • A guest post from America Saves
  • Social media content
  • Tools and resources

The 2020 themes are as follows:

The 2019 themes are as follows: 

The 2018 themes are as follows: 

The 2017 themes are as follows:

The 2016 themes are as follows:

The 2015 themes are as follows:

  • Tax Time Saving (November 2015) (Word)
  • Holiday Spending & Saving (October 2015) (Word
  • Saving for Big Ticket Items (August 2015) (Word
  • Saving for College (July 2015) (Word
  • Plan for Your 'Someday' Today (June 2015) (Word
  • What's Your Score? Important Changes to Credit Scores & Reporting (May 2015) (Word
  • Turn Financial Literacy into Financial Action (March 2015) (Word
  • America Saves Week 2015 (January 2015) (Word

The 2014 themes are as follows:

  • Getting Ahead at Tax Time (December 2014) (Word)
  • 'Tis the Season to be Saving (October 2014) (Word)
  • Saving for Retirement (September 2014) (Word)
  • Saving for College (July 2014) (Word)
  • How to Build an Emergency Fund (June 2014) (PDF) (Word)
  • Test Your Credit Score Knowledge (May 2014) (PDF) (Word
  • Money Smart Week (March 2014) (PDF) (Word
  • America Saves Week 2014 (January 2014) (PDF) (Word

The 2013 themes are as follows:

The 2012 themes are as follows:

America Saves encourages you to use this material to:

  • Augment the financial information you already provide staff, members, volunteers
  • Encourage individuals to participate in America Saves Week by assessing their savings status and taking action
  • Promote savings opportunities within your organization like retirement plans or access to more affordable products
  • Position your organization as “in front” of the savings message and the need to save, particularly in uncertain economic times
  • Share the material with partner organizations
  • Encourage employees or other constituents to save a portion of their tax refund or to purchase a Savings Bond

Tip of the Day

  • Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

Saver Tips and Stories View all »

From Overwhelmed to In Control

In 2017 Debi felt overwhelmed. Her credit cards were maxed, and she wasn't exactly sure how to handle it. When asked how her credit issues started, her answer sounded like many Savers that we've spoken to: making too many impulse purchases. “I was driven by feelings like ‘That sounds good,’ or ‘I am too tired to cook.’” Then she attended a university extension program that introduced her to America Saves. That’s where she heard the tip that set her on her savings journey - stop accumulating debt.

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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