Washington Saves Week, Feb. 19-26

Gov. Chris Gregoire has proclaimed the week of Feb. 19-26 to be Washington Saves Week. Washington Saves Week is a part of the America Saves Week campaign coordinated by America Saves and the America Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own savings status. Across the country, over 2,000 organizations participate in the week, reaching millions of people. The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions supports Washington Saves Week and encourages all Washington residents to review their savings strategies and to learn more about resources and programs available to them in their community. For more information, click here.