Participate in America Saves Week

Click on the links below to find America Saves Week activities on the platform of your choice.

Don't see what you're looking for? Ask your local bank, credit union, nonprofit, or other member organization if they are registered for America Saves Week. If not, remind them to sign up for America Saves Week 2019! Participating organizations will be able to submit America Saves Week events and activities for inclusion on this list using our online form.


Twitter Chats

Twitter Storm: America/Military Saves Week 2019 Kickoff

Date: Monday, February 25
Time: 12:00 pm Eastern
Hosts: @AmericaSaves and @Military Savess
Hashtag: #ASW19 and #MSW19
Topic: Save with a Plan
Help us take over Twitter! Join us in blasting Twitter with #MSW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include the hashtag!

Twitter Storm: America Saves Week and Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Hosts: @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #ASW19
Topic: Save Automatically
Help us take over Twitter! Join us in blasting Twitter with #ASW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include the hashtag!

Military Saves Week 2019 #Creditchat

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: TBD
Host: Experian (@Experian_US)
Guest(s): @MilitarySaves
Hashtag: #CreditChat
Topic: Save for the Unexpected
Experian is happy to support Military Saves Week with a special tweetchat. More details to come!

America Saves Week 2019 #Creditchat 

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: 12:00 pm Pacific, 3:00 pm Eastern
Host: Experian (@Experian_US)
Guests: America Saves (@AmericaSaves)
Hashtag: #CreditChat
Topic: TBD
Experian is happy to support America Saves Week with a special tweetchat. More details to come!

America Saves Week 2019 #WBchat 

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 12:00 pm Pacific, 3:00 pm Eastern
Host: Wise Bread (@Wisebread)
Guest: America Saves (@AmericaSaves)
Hashtag: #WBchat and #ASW19
More details to come!

Twitter Storm: America Saves Week and Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Host(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #ASW19
Topic: Save to Retire
Help us take over Twitter – again! Join us in blasting Twitter with #ASW19 and #MSW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include one or both of the hashtags!

Twitter Storm: America Saves Week and Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: TBD
Host(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #ASW19
Topic: Save as a Family
Help us take over Twitter – again! Join us in blasting Twitter with #ASW19 and #MSW19 content for an hour to raise the visibility of the Week and engage more individuals in the topic of saving. Use content from the kit or craft your own, just make sure to include one or both of the hashtags!

 


Facebook Events

Coming soon for 2019!


YouTube Live

Save for the Unexpected

Date: Wednesday, February 27
Time: TBD
Host: The New York Times’ Ann Carrns
More details to come!


Webinars

Coming soon for 2019! 


Contests

30 Days of Savings Challenge

Date: 02/01/2019
Time: 9:00 AM Eastern
A 30 day savings challenge during which participants save $100 in 30 days by following a daily savings chart they receive upon registering for the event. Participants also receive weekly emailed savings messages and updates on America Saves events happening online.

https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2016/06/21/30-days-of-saving/


Other Activities

Coming soon for 2019!

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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