Week Four

Military Saves Week

This week we recognize Military Saves, where all week long they share information and resources about building strong #FinacialCapability. Choose your savings goal and take the Military Saves Pledge! More information at militarysaves.org/what-to-save-for/. Check out their video library full of great tips and resources at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4lP6gR2O_48wmWvWxxM2Tfa4wQC1fWqK  #MSW2023 #FCMCO2023 #GetWiseAboutMoney #FinancialCapabilityMonth

Veteran Saves

Veteran Saves is the newest program from America Saves, and a sister program to the widely-known Military Saves program. Veteran Saves’ mission is to increase the financial confidence and well-being of American Veterans and transitioning service members so that they can save successfully, reduce debt, and build wealth.

Veteran Saves is inviting organizations with a vested interest in serving veterans to learn more about it. This webinar is for you if you work within the following fields: financial institutions, military service organizations, veteran service organizations, local government, government agencies, academia, or nonprofits.

When: April 25, 2023

Time: 11 am MT (1 pm ET) 

Where: Register & join here: bit.ly/veteransaveskickoff

Colorado Secure Savings

The Colorado Department of Treasury is involved in a number of #financialcapability-building initiatives, including the groundbreaking Colorado SecureSavings Program. The SecureSavings Program is tied to - and travels with - the employee if and when they move to a different job instead of being tied to the employer like in a traditional retirement plan. Private-sector workers, including those who work part-time, are self-employed or seasonal, have a simple and effective way to save for their future beyond Social Security.  

To find out more, visit https://coloradosecuresavings.com. #FCMCO2023 #GetWiseAboutMoney #FinancialCapabilityMonth #securesavings

Jump$tart for Teachers

Teachers, this one’s for you! If you teach personal finance or incorporate it into any other subject, @NatlJumpStart and its partners have your back with resources, information, PD, and more. Encouraging, supporting, and celebrating #teachers during #FinancialLiteracyMonth and throughout the year. Do you teach but haven’t yet gotten involved? Find your local Jump$tart affiliate here. #FCMCO2023 #GetWiseAboutMoney #FinancialCapabilityMonth

How Money Smart Are You?

Build #FinancialCapability while having some fun with the (@FDICgov) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's program, "How Money Smart Are You?" Get engaged with these 14 free online self-paced games and resources, which cover important everyday financial topics. Offered in both English and Spanish, individuals can play on their own, or organizations can set up an account and link players to track progress and include games as a resource alongside webinars and workshops. More at https://playmoneysmart.fdic.gov/games.

#FDICMoneySmart #FCMCO2023 #FinancialLiteracy #GetWiseAboutMoney #getmoneysmart #FinancialCapabilityMonth

FDIC BankFind

How do I know if my bank is backed by FDIC deposit insurance?  When in doubt, check BankFind, where consumers can search for their bank by name or location.  Banks marked with a green checkmark are covered by FDIC insurance.  If your bank is not insured, you can use BankFind to locate a bank near you that is. #FCMCO2023 #GetWiseAboutMoney #FinancialCapabilityMonth

Financial Toolkit for PWD

Millions of Americans with disabilities are either preparing for a job, changing jobs, or planning to retire. The @USDOL Financial Toolkit for #PWDs provides resources to help you prepare your path toward #FinancialSecurity. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ebsa/secure-your-financial-future 

#GetWiseAboutMoney #FCMCO2023 #FinancialCapabilityMont