All across Alabama people just like you are proving that you can “start small and think big.” Alabamians are paying off debts and saving to reach their financial goals. The Alabama Saves website is your resource for tips and tools to help you set goals, make plans, and start saving. So what are you waiting for? Take financial action today! “Start small, think big” and make your dreams a reality.
About Alabama Saves
The Alabama Saves Campaign strives to encourage and assist individuals in reaching their financial goals by providing educational resources on saving, debt reduction and related topics that promote financial stability and wealth building.
- Personal finance articles, tools and Ask an Expert
- Money Management Calendar
- Records and Important Papers Publication
- 101 Ways to Save Money
- Savings Tips
- Saving Tips and Resources for Adults Ages 25-34
- Top Ten Ways to Prepare for Retirement
Alabama Saves Coalition
The Alabama Saves campaign was established on February 16, 2010 in a ceremony at the Alabama State Capitol. The campaign is coordinated by the Regions Institute for Financial Education in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and implemented through a statewide coalition of organizations and agencies.
Alabama Saves Coalition Members
Alabama Asset Building Coalition
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama Homemakers and Community Leaders
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Iota Mu Omega Chapter
Auburn University Federal Credit Union
Auburn University Montgomery
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Alabama Office
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Alabama Office
Gateway Consumer Credit Counseling of Central Alabama
RSVP of Mobile County
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Alabama Office
U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Alabama Office
U.S. Small Business Administration, Mobile Office
Wherever you are in Alabama, the Regions Institute for Financial Education can conduct educational programs to help Savers start saving and stay on track toward their goals. Contact us to participate in an educational program and to enroll in Alabama Saves.
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