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Parents, Take the America Saves Pledge

Written by Katie Bryan · 07 October 2014

Your kids soak up every financial move you make. Make savings a habit—and tell your kids. They’ll pick up the habit from you. And it doesn’t stop there.

2014 Savings Forum Resources

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 04 August 2014

 


Why Save? Behavioral Economics and its Implications for Savings?

http://us.macmillan.com/theassetsperspective/ReidCramer/ (Chapter 8)

http://www.ideas42.org/beta/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/the-financial-health-check-a-behavioral-approach-to-financial-coaching/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/small-changes-real-impact-applying-behavioral-econonomics-in-asset-building-programs/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/applying-behavioral-economics-to-improve-microsavings-outcomes/

Business Models for the LMI Market

http://www.americasaves.org/images/asweek2014releasefinal.pdf

http://www.consumerfed.org/pdfs/Studies.CFA-CFPBoardReport7.23.12.pdf

http://www.fdic.gov/householdsurvey/2013_afsaddendum_web.pdf/

http://filene.org/research/incubator-products/

http://filene.org/research/report/microloan-feasibility-study/

http://www.realsolutions.coop/

http://cdcu.coop/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/borrow-and-save-final-july-30-2013.pdf/

http://www.cdcu.coop/initiatives/responsible-products-and-services/alternatives-to-predatory-products/

Government Interventions & Innovations: How Public Policy Fosters Savings, From Youth to Retirement

http://www.miamigov.com/accessmiamijobs/

http://www.miamifec.com/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/mobile-devices/2014-preface.htm/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/communitydev/older-adults.htm/

 


 


 

 

 

 

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 14 July 2014

 

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 14 July 2014

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Online Savings Orientation

Written by Katie Bryan · 15 May 2014

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 21, 2013

    Putting aside fifty cents a day will allow you to #save nearly $500. 

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