Private and Public Sector Leaders Collaborate On America and Military Saves Week 2020

More than two dozen organizations (listed below) with a shared interest in helping Americans save money worked together to design and implement America Saves Week 2020. This group of experts developed an overall strategy for the Week designed to encourage more organizations to provide opportunities for individuals to take positive financial action. The committee used their creative energies to create a powerful coalition of participating organizations, offered feedback on the digital toolkit for the daily savings themes promoted during the Week, and pitched stories about saving to media outlets around the country.

 “America Saves Week 2020 was truly a collaborative effort by these highly respected leaders,” George Barany, Director of America Saves, said. The culminating effort of this group’s work was that more than 1,300 organizations participated in America Saves Week helping to reach more than 1.2 million individuals with positive savings strategies,” Barany added.

America Saves Week, began in 2002 and is now a time honored national event for organizations to work together to make an impact in the lives of Americans everywhere.  To date, more than 700,000 individuals have joined the America Saves community of savers.

America Saves Week 2020 Planning Committee

  • American Savings Education Council/Employee Benefit Research Institute
  • Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education
  • Association of Military Banks of America
  • Bank of America
  • Capital One
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Department of Labor (DOL)
  • Edelman Financial Engines
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Fidelity
  • FINRA/FINRA Investor Education Foundation
  • Funding Our Future
  • Garrett Planning Network
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Kansas State University Cooperative Extension
  • Michael Walters Advertising
  • Money Management International (MMI)
  • National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA)
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
  • National Credit Union Foundation
  • National Disability Institute
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
  • New England ACH Association
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
  • Popcorn Finance
  • Plan Sponsor Council of America
  • Prosperity Now -Taxpayer Opportunity Network
  • Santander
  • Social Security Administration
  • United Way
  • University of Arkansas Extension

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

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