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America Saves: 2016 National Savings Forum

Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Aidan Sander
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Featured Session:
The Continued Importance of Emergency Savings for Low- and Moderate-Income Households

This session will explore why all working people in the United States should save for a rainy day. Discussion will include the financial profile of low- and moderate-income workers; the incentives and barriers for them to save; the value of coaching; liquidity issues; and, the ultimate benefits of developing a strong savings habit.
Ray Boshara, Senior Adviser and Director of the Center for Household Financial Stability
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Janet Raffel, Senior Manager, Financial Capability
NeighborWorks America

Clinton Key, Research Officer for Savings and Financial Security
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Jeremie Greer, Vice President, Policy and Research

Rita Green, State Specialist for Family FinancialManagement/Housing
Mississippi State University Extension Service
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America Saves National Savings Forum

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
8:00am - 3:00pm
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
National Housing Center
1201 15th St., NW, Washington, DC
Questions? Contact Us.
Registration fee: $50

The National Savings Forum is presented by the Consumer Federation of America’s America Saves Campaign, Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, Bank of America, CFED, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Conference of State Bank Supervisors, Credit Union National Association, Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, National Credit Union Foundation, New America, and the Pew Charitable Trusts.


8:00 am– Breakfast & Networking
8:45am– Welcome and Opening Session:When Economics, Policy, and Savings Collide: A Discussion with Mark Calabria and Aaron Klein
9:30 am– The Continued Importance of Emergency Savings for Low and Moderate Income Households
10:45 am– Break
11:00 am– How Can We Encourage and Support Good Savings Products
12:15 pmRecognition of Designation of Savings Excellence Recipients
12:30 pm–Buffet Lunch
12:45 pm– Lunch Keynote Speaker Gail Laster, Director of the Office of Consumer Protection,National Credit Union Administration
1:45 pm– Savings as a Key American Value
3:00 pm– Wrap-Up
Complete agenda with moderator and panelist information available online at

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