Association of Military Banks of America

2017 Military Saves Week organization sign-up now open

Register for Military Saves Week 2018

Military Saves Week 2018

When you sign up to participate in Military Saves Week, participants will receive engagement information and a digital toolkit, a Military Saves Week participation badge to share on your website and on materials, and tips and resources to help you plan successful savings activities.

Military Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves, a campaign managed by Consumer Federation of America, and the American Savings Education Council.

2018 Savings Themes and Topics

Monday, February 26: Save with a plan

  • Goal setting
  • Saving for education
  • Paying down debt

Tuesday, February 27: Save the easy way…automatically

  • Fintech
  • Separate savings accounts
  • Financial management

Wednesday, February 28: Save for rainy days

  • Emergency savings
  • Transition funds (Deployments, PCS moves, TDY)
  • Build good credit
  • Good spending habits

Thursday, March 1: Save to retire

  • Blended Retirement System and TSP
  • Long-term investments
  • Low- and moderate-income savers
  • Gig economy

Friday, March 2: Save the extra

  • Tax-time savings
  • Income and windfalls
  • Savings tricks and tips

Saturday, March 3: Save as a family

  • Saving for fun
  • Teaching children to save
  • Building financial security

Key Dates

November 1: Military Saves Week registration open to all

November 30: Military Saves Week Digital Toolkit available

  • Blogs posts
  • Social media posts and graphics
  • Emails

December: Series of webinars on how to motivate savings during Military Saves Week

December 8: Flyers, posters, and payroll stuffers available

December 8: How-to guides on encouraging financial action available

December 22: #ImSavingFor contest marketing materials available

December 29: Sample press release and proclamation available

January 11: PSA script available

February 16: Events due for inclusion in initial Military Saves Week calendar

February 26: Military Saves Week kicks off with press event and tweet