With the continued COVID-19 pandemic growing and everyday Americans feeling the ramifications of our economy slowing down in an effort to slow the spread, we are experiencing firsthand why saving for the unexpected and having a savings plan is crucial.
April is National Financial Capability Month, and there’s no better time for us to commit to supporting individuals and families in their quest to be more financially stable by saving successfully and reducing debt— even in a time of crisis.
In this month’s America Saves Partner Resource Packet you will find content that helps build financial literacy, including ready-to-use social media posts, graphics, blog posts and more.
Social Media & Blog Posts
#SaveAutomatically by having your direct deposit split with a portion going to savings, or have your financial institution auto-transfer a set amount each pay period. #FinancialCapability tip via @AmericaSaves
Need to dip into your #savings? Don’t feel guilty, that’s what your emergency fund is for. If you have automatic savings set up, you’ll meet your savings goal again in no time. #FinancialCapabilityMonth tip via @AmericaSaves
Having a good credit score is crucial to financial health! Don’t forget to make your payments on time, as a late payment can be detrimental to your credit score. Via @AmericaSaves #FinancialCapabilityMonth
Being financially capable is more than having savings, it’s knowing the resources available so that you can make informed & effective decisions. @AmericaSaves created this list of resources for anyone who may need help during the COVID-19 Crisis. https://americasaves.org/help-during-covid-19
One of the first steps on the path of #FinancialCapability is understanding your relationship with money. Take the “What’s Your Money Personality?” Quiz from @AmericaSaves to get insight on your spending habits.https://bit.ly/asmoneyquiz
Not only does reducing debt save you money, it frees up funds so that you can reach your other savings goals faster. Organizations like our partners over at @moneymanagement can help!https://bit.ly/2JdPYbw
April is National #FinancialCapability Month! With many American households anxious about finances navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, here is a tip from @AmericaSaves: Continue to #SaveAutomatically. https://bit.ly/asautosave
Want a savings accountability partner? Take the @AmericaSaves Pledge and receive support that helps keep you focused on your savings goals via email, text, tips, and reminders: http://bit.ly/aspledge #FinancialCapability #FinancialLiteracy