Savings Tools and Resources

Savings tools, links, and more.

America Saves Text Messages

  • Interested in receiving helpful tips and reminders about your savings goal? America Saves launched a new free text message service, as part of Financial Literacy Month, to keep you motivated to save.

Save and Win with SaveUp

  • America Saves is committed to finding innovative ways to help you save successfully. That's why we have teamed up with SaveUp, a free program that rewards Americans for saving money and paying down their debts, to provide you a fun and engaging experience while you save for the future.

Newsletters

  • An archive of our quarterly newsletters. Features a true saver story, tips from savers, and news you can use.

Saver Checklist Tool

  • This checklist is made up of characteristics of successful savers, which include debt management. It can serve as a useful starting point for evaluating one's savings preparedness.

Personal Wealth Estimator

  • What are you worth today? What will you be worth in the future?

Home Wealth Estimator

  • How much home wealth do yo have today? How much will you have in the future?

Savings Links

  • More information to help you save successfully.

Pledge to Save

I pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. I will encourage my family and friends to do the same

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Tip of the Day

  • In 2012, the average credit card debt among adults aged 65+ was $9,283.

Saver Stories View all »

Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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Coping with a Lost Job

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

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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