Saving and Retirement


It is never too early to think about saving and retirement.  Check out the resources CCCS has provided help you on your journey toward your saving and retirement goals.


Saving
Bank on Savannah
Are you considering opening a bank account? Bank on Savannah can help you manage your money better so you can see it grow. Being a apart of Bank on Savannah connects you with community organizations that can help you manage your account, create and maintain a budget, build better credit, and save for the future.

stickK
stickK is designed to promote a healthier lifestyle for you by allowing you to create “Commitment Contracts” to help you achieve your goals.

Savingforcollege.com
Savingforcollege.com was established to help individuals and professional advisors better understand how to meet the challenge of paying higher education costs.

America Saves
America Saves is a campaign that seeks to motivate, encourage, and support low-to-moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. 

SaveAndInvest.org
SaveAndInvest.org is a free, unbiased resource dedicated to your financial health. With easy-to-use tools and resources, SaveAndInvest.org helps you make informed financial decisions and arms you with the information you need to protect yourself from investment fraud.

Investor.gov
Investor.gov is an online resource to help you invest wisely and avoid fraud.

Retirement

Are You Saving Enough?
The AARP Retirement Calculator find out when and how to retire the way you want. 

Ready.Save.Grow.
Ready.Save.Grow. is a U.S. Department of the Treasury initiative to help people save and take control of their future. 

Retirement Planner
The Social Security Administration’s  Retirement Planner tells you how to qualify for Social Security benefits, while also providing calculators to help you calculate your benefit estimates and tells you what affects your benefits.

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement
Saving matters. Check out the U.S. Department of Labor’s Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement. 

Retirement Benefits
Social Security offers an online retirement application to receive benefits.

Retirement Estimator
The Retirement Estimator from the Social Security Administration gives estimates based on your actual Social Security earnings record.

Emergency Funds

Increase your Savings and Rebuild Your Emergency Fund
Have you recently drained your savings? Are you just getting started with saving? Use these tips from Smart About Money to build or rebuild your savings.

5 Ways to Grow an Emergency Fund
Life never goes as expected. It is always good to have an emergency fund in the bank. Check out tips from Bankrate to help you grow your emergency fund.

Emergency Fund Worksheet
Use this worksheet from Smart About Money to find out how much money you will need to keep on your emergency fund.