For First Time Workers

Congratulations on starting your new job!

As part of your orientation, your employer wants to help you set up a way to save money successfully. There are two parts to this saving section. First, you will watch a short video on why saving money is important. Then, you will take the America Saves Pledge where you will pick a savings goal and create a plan to save. 


Step 1: Watch the Video



Step 2: Pledge to Save

You can get savings tips and reminders right to your phone.

Just give us your phone # and click the box as part of the pledge.

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 14, 2013

    Set a goal, make a plan, #save automatically - pledge to #save today! http://ow.ly/ksLWb

Saver Stories View all »

Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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