members of the Connecticut Saves team at the Hartford Jobs Academy with the Connecticut Saves proclamation

Photo: Sydney Putnam

people sitting around table and text that says managing your money
financial facts graphic with piggy bank


  • Saving for a Rainy Day: Your Emergency Fund
    Though we cannot accurately predict the future in detail, we can anticipate that there will be events in our lives that will be challenging. The loss of a job, home repairs such as a leaky roof or the need to replace a furnace, major car repair and medical bills are just a few examples of […]
  • Your Emergency Fund: Getting Started
    Have you ever been taken by surprise by an unexpected expense such as a car or home repair, a refrigerator that needs to be replaced immediately, or school expenses? Sometimes we need to act quickly so that we can get to work, keep a small problem from getting bigger, or make it possible for a […]
  • Saving Money on a Tight Budget
    How can those who currently aren’t saving afford to save money? And how can those saving only a little save more? Here are our top ten tips for saving money when budgets are tight. 1. Find small savings that add up to big savings over time Keep a careful record of all of your spending for […]