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 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

  • #Taxrefunds (incl. EITC + ACTC) are NOT considered income for those w/public benefits. @RealEconImpact

Saver Stories View all »

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.

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Starting Over

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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Getting Out of Debt

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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