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? 

Step 1: Sign Up!

Step 2: Download Participation Kit

» Participation Guidelines

» Financial Institution Participation Kit 

Step 3:  Download Materials

Step 4:  Download Graphics and Materials

Military Saves Week Financial Institutions Awards: 

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.

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.

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Meet Wacinque BeMende

Meet Wacinque BeMende. He’s so passionate about encouraging savings and promoting financial literacy, he’s established his own Kid’s Savings Program. Wacinque donated $15,000 to the Community Action of Laramie County in Cheyenne Wyoming to begin the Wacinque “ Rhino” Fund Endowment to help kids open savings accounts.

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Money on the Side

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait -- A colonel in the 1st Theater Sustainment Command has money on his mind.

Army Col. George Fields, the Chief of Intelligence, or G2, has been teaching a free "Managing Your Money" class here in his spare time. More than 400 students have attended his six week-long class to learn more about increasing their own finances.

"All I did was sit down and listen to a guy one day who showed me what he was doing" said the colonel as he explained how he became interested in what he calls, "becoming financially free."

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Building Wealth by Setting Goals

My name is Allison Mecadon and I’m a Youth Coordinator with the Virginia National Guard Youth Program. My husband, Tom, is an M-Day Army National Guard Member (an M-Day member is one who performs weekend drill, but is not on full-time duty).

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