When someone takes the America Saves Pledge, they identify a savings goal (such as emergency fund or retirement), an amount to save per month, and the number of months they will save that amount. In other words, they make a basic savings plan. And those with a plan are more likely to save money than those without a plan.
- Competition Model
- Classroom Model for Academic Institutions
- Service Learning Model for Academic Institutions
Presentations and other group activities are great ways to teach employees, customers, members, constituents, and others about saving money, reducing debt, and forming good financial habits that will last a lifetime.
The goal of America Saves Week is to get people to save automatically. Work with a bank or credit union to provide individuals with a way to successfully save automatically.
America Saves Week is all about motivating students to take financial action. One of the best ways to encourage students to save is to give them access to safe and affordable savings accounts.
Saving at work is one of the most effective ways for people to save automatically. There are at least three ways you can promote automatic savings to your employees.
myRA (my Retirement Account) is a new retirement savings program that helps individuals take control over their future.
Some organizations bring in a financial planner to work one-on-one with employees or constituents. This page contains more information on where to find a financial planner.
During America Saves Week, you can encourage people to make saving automatic and use their refund to help accomplish their financial goals. Learn some of the ways your organization can support tax-time saving during America Saves Week.