Welcome to Hancock County Saves
All over our area people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big by making small financial changes to build savings and reduce debt for better financial stability. Our goal is to help you reach your financial goals through unbiased financial information, one-on-one coaching sessions, newsletters, and workshops Alabama Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Hancock Saves and its partners are pleased to offer any support we can to help you create a better financial future for you and your family. From this site you can find links to helpful financial tools, find out about our upcoming events and enroll to start receiving the benefits of being a Hancock Saver. Enroll in Hancock County Saves today!
Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:
Savers Strategies & Resources
Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose—whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts—learn about proven saving strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below for help on how to:
- Feed the Pig
- Choose to Save
- America Saves
- Investor Education
- Save and Invest
- US Savings Bonds Online
Debt Reduction Tools
Financial Information by Age Group
About Hancock County Saves
The purpose of Hancock County Saves is to promote and increase saving and debt reduction to produce financial stability among individuals and families in Hancock County through education and awareness facilitated by a broad base of community partners.
Hancock Saves was founded in 2004 through a grant from The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. In 2010 it was approved as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and was accepted as a United Way of Hancock County partner Agency.
Since its inception, The Ohio State University Extension, Hancock County has been a key partner in the programming and coordination of Hancock Saves.
Program Donors & Sponsors
- United Way of Hancock County
- Ohio State University Extension
- HHWP Community Action Commission
- University of Findlay Campus Compact
- Owens Community College
- Citizens National Bank
- Clyde-Findlay Area Credit Union
- Fifth Third Bank
- Hancock Federal Credit Union
- Millstream Area Credit Union
- Successful Solutions
- Harvest Financial Group
Special Thanks to
Board of Trustees:Wayne Peck, ChairmanRonald Love, Vice ChairmanMandy Daniel, SecretaryKaren Taschler, TreasurerCrystal Weitz,
Working Group:Barb Brahm,Tammy Bridenstine, Heather DeWulf,Rhonda Hogrefe,Abbie Loy,Amber Moes,Leni Mueller, Cindy Robinett,Jennifer Schaub, Suzanne St. Clair
Hancock SavesMelanie Gerlach, Coordinator 7868 County Rd 140 Findlay, Ohio 45840 Phone: 419-422-3851 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership is FREE! Hancock County Savers receive:
- Free online subscription of American Saver Newsletter
- Access to special Savers accounts at partner financial institutions
Events & Workshops
- Hancock Saves Week 2013 - Feb. 25 - March 2, 2013
- Count Your Coin Week 2012 - Oct. 15-20 details
- Basic Budgeting Classes: May/June Classes
- Debt Management & Credit Repair
- Home Ownership
- Community Programs
In The Schools
Hancock County Saves is for everyone. Throughout Hancock County, our innovative programs are helping children and young adults become financially responsible by teaching them the tools and strategies they need to be savvy consumers.
- Real Money, Real World (Saves assists with this 4-H program)
- Findlay & Hancock Co. Schools: 7th Grade Financial Literacy Program
- Teacher Trainings for Findlay & Hancock Co. Teachers
- “Piggy Bank Pageant” Contest & Workshops: for grades 1-5, Findlay- Hancock Co. Schools & home school
You Can Help!
Most of the work done by Hancock Saves is through volunteers committed to helping others save and reduce debt. No previous experience is required. All necessary training and support is provided by Hancock Saves.
For information on volunteering, please contact:
Hancock County Saves CoordinatorMelanie GerlachPhone:419-422-3851 Email:email@example.com