One of the most important things you can learn in life is how to save money. It's the first step to getting where you want to be. Anyone can do it. You just have to put your mind to it. Once you start, it gets easier and easier and before you know it, you're on your way to making your dreams a reality.
Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
Additional Savers Resources
- Financial Freedom & Financial Mentors
- Choose to Save
- America Saves
- Feed the Pig
- NC 529
- National Foundation for Credit Counseling
- Jumpstart – Financial Smarts for Students
- Money Smart – Adult Financial Education
- Ballpark Estimate Retirement Savings Calculator
About Caswell Saves
Caswell Saves was formed in 2012 by a collaboration of local agencies and organizations committed to a stronger Caswell community. Through information, education, and encouragement, Caswell Saves assists those who wish to pay down debt, build an emergency fund, save for a home, save for an education or save for retirement.
Caswell Saves is a partnership of the BEST Coalition; NC State Employees Credit Union; Piedmont Community College's Caswell County Campus; PCC's TRIO-Employment Opportunity Center; PCC's Learning Resources Center; NC Cooperative Extension; American National Bank; Fidelity Bank; Consumer Credit Counseling Service; United Way of Caswell County; and, DEEDS.
BEST Program Coordinator
Caswell Senior Services
PO Box 1405, Yanceyville, NC 27379
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