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Ohio State University Extension


Save Today and Indulge Later

Feb. 19, 2019

Establish a savings habit.All over America, people just like you are proving that you don't have to be rich to build wealth. As members of America Saves and Ohio Saves, they are paying off their debts and saving to reach their financial goals.

As part of Ohio Saves Week 2019, scheduled for February 25 – March 2, Ohio Saves is spreading the saving message, and urging its network to participate in Ohio Saves Week. Ohio Saves is joining with county commissions as part of America Saves Week by promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals.

Visit the Ohio Saves site for tips and tools that can help you set goals, develop strategies to reach those goals, and start saving. So, what are you waiting for? Take financial action in your life! “Start small, think big” and make your dreams a reality! Enroll in Ohio Saves today!

Ohio Saves Week is coordinated by Ohio State University Extension, the Consumer Federation of America, and the America Savings Education Council. The Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status.

To learn more or to sign up today, visit or use our enrollment form.

Also check out 54 Ways to Save Money for other saving tips!

Ohio Saves Giveaway During America Saves Week 2019

Ohio SavesAs a way to incentivize participation in America Saves Week, any person who signs the Ohio Saves pledge during America Saves Week will be entered to win one of eight $100 giveaways! These funds would be a great way to jumpstart an emergency savings, add to retirement savings, or more!

How to enter: It is very simple - During America Saves Week, participants should take the Ohio Saves pledge in one of the following ways:

  • Sign the Ohio Saves Pledge online during America Saves Week!
  • Text to save during America Saves Week!

Eight winners will be chosen at random after ASW ends.

Who can win: Anyone over the age of 14 in Ohio can enter to win as long as they either sign the Ohio Saves Pledge or text to save with Ohio Saves.It is important to note that if your participants take the pledge at, they must enter a valid email address in order to win.

When to enter: Ohioans can take the Ohio Saves pledge at any time during America Saves Week February 25 – March 2!

Why: In order to encourage Ohioans to participate in America Saves Week and jumpstart their new savings focused behaviors, Ohio Saves feels this financial incentive is a great bonus!

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