First State Saves
First State Saves was founded in 2005 to help Delawareans improve personal and household finances. By providing financial information, tools and access to products and services, First State Saves teaches everyone to save regularly and often. Studies show that saving just small amounts can make great strides toward reaching financial goals.
We believe that anyone can build wealth with the proper guidelines. Learn how to pay off debt, save for a house, car, tuition, or just save for the sheer pleasure of knowing you have money in the bank!
Also, visit the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute-The Money School for classes that can help you reach your savings goal.
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
Delaware Financial Literacy Institute
3301 Green Street
Claymont, DE 19703
- Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF) of the State of DE
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Over one-third of American households carry their credit card balances forward every month, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. It’s no wonder that getting out of debt is the third most common goal among savers who took the America Saves pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.Read more...
You opened a savings account, cashed in your jar of change, and started packing your lunch. But your savings account balance remains at zero.
Sometimes you just need a little one-on-one help to kick start your savings. Luckily, there are over 60 local America Saves campaigns located nationwide that you can connect with for one-on-one help and to learn more about savings initiatives and events in your area.Read more...
Most Americans are just as interested in saving, are making the same amount of effort to save, and are saving just as effectively as last summer, according to our newest survey data. Except for one surprising group: the wealthiest among us.Read more...