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Campaigns
Written by Katie Bryan · 18 October 2013

America Saves has over 60 local, regional and statewide campaigns. We also have campaigns dedicated to different audience segments. Click on a link below to learn more. 

Local Campaigns

  • America Saves has over 60 local, regional and statewide campaigns. To find the campaign closest to you click here. For information about forming a campaign in your area click here.

Military Saves

  • A partner in the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign, is a research-based social marketing campaign to motivate, support, and encourage military families to save money and build wealth.

Young America Saves

  •  Young America Saves helps young people ages 16-29 develop a saving habit by pledging to save between $5 and $25 dollars per month or more toward a specific goal.

America Saves en Español

  • America Saves provides the following pages in Spanish.

Sign Up Savers

Written by Katie Bryan · 18 October 2013

Your organization can help individuals to save by providing them with the opportunity to sign up as a Saver on your own website using the America Saves pledge form or on our website. When someone pledges to save, they make a basic saving plan, and research shows that people with a plan save more successfully. America Saves will be able to track how many individuals pledge to save on your website and report that information back to you.

Direct people to AmericaSaves.org/pledge or contact America Saves to get a pledge form for your website.

If you would like to include the America Saves pledge form on your website, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:

  • Your organization name 
  • The website you would like to install the form on
  • Any local America Saves campaign you are working with

NOTE: The pledge form should live on a page dedicated to the form. 

The data we can share with you: Number of people who pledged, zip code, referral source, savings goal, and amount pledged (total and median). You can use this data to describe the savers who pledged through your form, (for example, how many dollars your website visitors pledged to save during America Saves Week). 

What we do with the data: We do not share personal information with anyone. If those pledging to save opt-in, we will send them emails and texts. We also use aggregate saver goals and amounts pledged to show the impact of the campaign.  (America Saves does not track savings accounts.)

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. today about signing up Savers!

 

Hold a Competition

Written by Katie Bryan · 18 October 2013

The University of Illinois Saves campaign developed, in partnership with America Saves, an internet-based communication and engagement strategy to reach faculty and students by setting up a competition among the university’s three campuses. The pilot program encouraged and motivated students, faculty, and staff to set a personal savings commitment and make a simple plan to achieve it by signing up as a University of Illinois Saver. The campus with the most Savers won the competition. The pilot demonstrated significant results in participation and sustainability. While the materials focus on students, this model can be replicated across many different organizations and audiences.

 

Receive News and Updates

Written by Katie Bryan · 18 October 2013

America Saves wants to support your efforts to encourage financial action and savings behavior change throughout the year. Sign up to receive by email:

  • Quarterly partner resource packets to help you communicate with the public, constituents, and aligned organizations
  • Latest research and news from the campaign
  • Occasional updates and opportunities

Unable to see the form below? Sign up here.


Hold a Workshop or Webinar

Written by Katie Bryan · 18 October 2013

Target Audience: Individuals

Let America Saves be the action component of your financial education efforts. Use our presentations to encourage members, customers, and employees to save effectively. Presentations review why to save, what to save for, and strategies for saving. And they call on individuals to take financial action by pledging to be a Saver with America Saves. When someone pledges to save, they make a basic saving plan, and people with a plan save more successfully.

Target Audience: Organizations

Workshops

Multiply your outreach to individuals by promoting America Saves to colleagues within your organization, company, agency, or sector.

Webinars

If you are interested in holding a webinar for a network with significant regional or nationwide reach, America Saves can work with you to develop a customized presentation. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a webinar.

 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Administrator2 | January 12, 2014

    Keep track of your spending. At least once a month, use credit card, checking, and other records to review what you've purchased. Then, ask yourself if it makes sense to reallocate some of this spending to an emergency savings account. http://ow.ly/sj972

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