Partner Resource Packets

We know that the hard work of getting people to change their financial behavior takes time, which is why America Saves wants to assist your efforts to encourage financial action and savings behavior change throughout the year. Sign up to receive news and updates if you would like to be among the first to know when we release a new packet.

About every six weeks, we provide organizations with a resource packet that focuses on one aspect of saving. We hope that this material will help you communicate with the public, constituents, and other organizations about how your company or organization promotes and encourages saving.

Each packet includes:

  • A guest post from America Saves
  • Social media content
  • Tools and resources

The 2016 themes are as follows:

The 2015 themes are as follows:

  • Tax Time Saving (November, 19, 2015) (Word)
  • Holiday Spending & Saving (October 7, 2015) (Word
  • Saving for Big Ticket Items (August 25, 2015) (Word
  • Saving for College (July 13, 2015) (Word
  • Plan for Your 'Someday' Today (June 1, 2015) (Word
  • What's Your Score? Important Changes to Credit Scores & Reporting (May 4, 2015) (Word
  • Turn Financial Literacy into Financial Action (March 31, 2015) (Word
  • America Saves Week 2015 (January 22, 2015) (Word

The 2014 themes are as follows:

  • Getting Ahead at Tax Time (December 1, 2014) (Word)
  • 'Tis the Season to be Saving (October 20, 2014) (Word)
  • Saving for Retirement (September 8, 2014) (Word)
  • Saving for College (July 28, 2014) (Word)
  • How to Build an Emergency Fund (June 17, 2014) (PDF) (Word)
  • Test Your Credit Score Knowledge (May 13, 2014) (PDF) (Word
  • Money Smart Week (March 18, 2014) (PDF) (Word
  • America Saves Week 2014 (January 14, 2014) (PDF) (Word

The 2013 themes are as follows:

The 2012 themes are as follows:

America Saves encourages you to use this material to:

  • Augment the financial information you already provide staff, members, volunteers
  • Encourage individuals to participate in America Saves Week by assessing their savings status and taking action
  • Promote savings opportunities within your organization like retirement plans or access to more affordable products
  • Position your organization as “in front” of the savings message and the need to save, particularly in uncertain economic times
  • Share the material with partner organizations
  • Encourage employees or other constituents to save a portion of their tax refund or to purchase a Savings Bond

We want to hear from you about this material.  Your feedback on the usefulness of these resource packets is welcome, please send comments, questions or concerns to
Nancy Register (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Thank you for working with us to create a savings community within your organization, throughout your community, and across the country.

Tip of the Day

  • Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

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