Events and Activities 2019

Click on the links below to find Military Saves Week activities near your installation.

Don't see any near you? Ask your installation/unit, financial institution, favorite nonprofit, or government agency if they are registered for Military Saves Week. If not, remind them to sign up for Military Saves Week 2019! Participating organizations will be able to submit Military Saves Week events and activities for inclusion on this list using our online form.


Air Force

Coming soon for 2019!


Army

Holloman AFB, NM

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau visits Holloman AFB
Date: 02/28/2019
Location: Community Center
Hosted by: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Join Patrick Campbell, Office of Military Services and Heather Brown, PMP, Ed.D., Financial Education & Impact Analyst of the CFPB for a presentation, followed by Q/A. 


Joint Bases

Coming soon for 2019!


Marine Corps

Coming soon for 2019!


Navy

Coming soon for 2019!


Other (Government Agency, Non-profit, etc.)

30 Days of Savings Challenge
Date: 02/01/2019
Time: 9:00 AM ET
Hosted by: Military Families Learning Network
Registration: https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/2016/06/21/30-days-of-saving/

A 30-day money saving challenge in which participants save $100 in 30 days. Participants receive weekly emailed savings messages.


Twitter Chats

Twitter Storm: Military Saves Week 2019 Kickoff

Date: Monday, February 25
Time: 12:00 pm Eastern
Hosts: @AmericaSaves and @Military Savess
Hashtag: #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: Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Tuesday, February 26
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Host(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #MSW19
Topic: Save Automatically
Help us take over Twitter – again! 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!

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!

Twitter Storm: Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Host(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #MSW19
Topic: Save to Retire
Help us take over Twitter – again! 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: Military Saves Week 2019

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: TBD
Host(s): @AmericaSaves and @Military Saves
Hashtag: #MSW19
Topic: Save as a Family
Help us take over Twitter – again! 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!


YouTube Live

Save the Extra

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: TBD
More details to come!


Webinars

Coming soon for 2019!

Partner Resource Packets

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Our Partner Resources Packets include blog, social media, and other content.

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