New Horizons Credit Union advocates during National America Saves Week for consumers to take the savings pledge

MOBILE, AL (February 23, 2023) — New Horizons Credit Union is a proud participant in National America Saves Week, February 27 – March 3, 2023, a national movement to encourage consumers to make a savings goal and pledge.  New Horizons Credit Union will spread the saving message and urge its members and the local community to take a personal pledge and make savings a habit and automatic.

To help further the saving movement, New Horizons Credit Union partners with GreenPath Financial Wellness which offers members free budgeting resources, webinars, and debt management tools designed to help develop savings goals and build credit.  These resources are available at Plus, New Horizons Credit Union offers the link on their site at for anyone wishing to learn more about the America Saves program and make a pledge to save.

Educators may also request financial education classroom presentations from New Horizons Credit Union on topics ranging from understanding accounts, credit, budgeting, and borrowing. These are offered free to schools requesting financial education during the school year.

New Horizons Credit Union offers easy options for members to save through free electronic services such as Direct Deposit and using Online Banking and their Mobile App.  New Horizons also offers accounts for special savings such as their Christmas Club account and Vacation Club accounts. These free services offer convenient ways to set aside a few dollars each month for a savings goal.

Edith Franklin, President/CEO of New Horizons Credit Union comments, “We are proud to join the America Week initiative. America Saves Week is a great time to remind consumers to plan and set saving goals. The America Saves Program aligns perfectly with our Credit Union’s mission to financially educate our members.”

America Saves Week, coordinated by America Saves and its partners, is a national opportunity for organizations to work together within their communities to transform the lives of millions of Americans.  The week is an annual, cooperative effort to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. Learn more at

About New Horizons Credit Union

Established in 1950, New Horizons Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, governed by a member-elected, volunteer Board of Directors and is the largest locally based Credit Union in Mobile, AL serving members worldwide through a variety of electronic services.  New Horizons Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an Equal Housing Lender offering solutions for the real world. For details on services and membership, call (251) 316-3240 or visit


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