Community Affairs Webinar Series
Savings Strategies during America Saves Week 2014
Savings Strategies during America Saves Week 2014 targeted financial institutions and encouraged them to organize and implement the America Saves Week and encourage consumers to save. The webinar also included two federally coordinated programs that provide local opportunities throughout the country for banks to work with to promote the America Saves work year around.
Guest Speakers for the Webinar:
Chief, Outreach and Program Development Section
Address why promoting savings is important to FDIC and discuss available FDIC resources that can support banks in working with America Saves Week activities.
Director, Consumer Federation of America
Discuss opportunities for banks to consider pursuing in their communities during America Saves Week to help support consumers.
Senior Tax Analyst, Internal Revenue Service
Discuss the VITA program and the coalition-based approach that the IRS uses, which in many communities may present banks with year-around partners to work with.
Division Director, U. S. Department of Labor
Discuss the DOL-funded or coordinated programs that exist throughout the country that provide opportunities for banks to promote savings.