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 Tammy G. Bruzon | February 2, 2018

    If you’re a coupon-clipper or comparison-shopper, you can save for retirement. Visit during America Saves Week to start #AcingRetirement today #ASW18

Saver Stories View all »

Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

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.


The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.


Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

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.