Financial Institutions

Thank you for taking the time to find out how we can work together to persuade, motivate, and encourage military families to save money every month and promote automatic savings.

Please sign up to participate and download the participation kit below. Feel free to contact Military Saves at any time with questions.

The Week is an opportunity for your organization to:

  • Feature the products and services you provide to your audience that help people build wealth.
  • Share important savings messaging with your audience.
  • Join the Department of Defense-wide effort to encourage servicemembers and their families to save.

Ready to help Servicemembers and their families save? 

Military Saves Week Financial Institutions Awards: 

For Military Saves Week 2017, banks and credit unions are encouraged to apply for the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence. The designation recognizes banks and credit unions that work hard to encourage people to save money during America and Military Saves Week.

America Saves will recognize exceptional banks and credit unions that go above and beyond to motivate individuals to save during America and Military Saves Week. America Saves will recognize not just one, but all banks and credit unions that achieve excellence during the week at the America Saves National Savings Forum.

Sample Download Materials:

Track Your Impact for Military Saves Week

Partner Resource Packets

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.


Tip of the Day

  • A spending plan gives you control over your money. Check out these 6 steps to creating a spending plan: via @FinraFoundation h/t @MilitarySaves #MSW18

Saver Stories View all »

Regular Savings is the Key to Success

My name is Chris Strong. I joined the Air Force on 25 March, 1985. On that day, my financial life changed forever. I was introduced to saving bonds in Basic Training. Savings bonds were the big thing back then just like the Thrift Savings Plan is today. A Colonel gave us a briefing. I cannot remember his name but I can remember the 100 savings bonds he had posted to a piece of card board. He gave us a speech on the importance of saving money and how it can change your life. He inspired me to save.


60 Teens participate in Massachusetts Youth Saves Program

During the months of June & July, 60 teenagers aged 13-19 from Marine, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force families attended Youth Saves programs across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to help increase their knowledge of financial literacy.


A Plan for Success

I’m Staff Sergeant Robert Zuniga and I have been an active duty Air Force medic for eight years. I plan on staying in long enough so that I can retire at 20 years. I have always been interested in personal finance and would like to share how it IS possible for me and my stay-at-home wife and two kids to not only save and invest a ton of money but also have a lot of responsible fun as well on 'low' enlisted pay. You CAN do it too!

First off, we write down our goals and separate wants from needs.