How to Save Money

Join thousands of others learning ways to do more with their money! Build up your savings using this free tool from AARP Foundation.

Set aside some cash for life’s ups and downs.

We help you start and build up your savings — even if you’re on a tight budget.

Stretch your money between paychecks

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Save for important life events

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Avoid check cashing fees

Steer clear of payday loans

Join the Savings Club

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How Does It Work?

We’ll help you take small steps to build up your savings — even if you’re on a tight budget. Get access to practical tips and local resources to help you save money and do more with what you have.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What’s in it for me?

You’re not alone dealing with money issues. Get tools, practical tips and community support to help you build small-dollar savings.

Does it cost anything?

The program is FREE! Build your savings cushion without any fees, and tap into local resources to save on your existing expenses.

Is my information safe?

We are committed to protecting your privacy and want to make sure that you understand how your personal information is used. You may read our full Privacy Policy here.

AARP Foundation is Here to Help

Our vision is a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable. We work to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness.

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