ARLINGTON, Va. — NAFCU praised the Consumer Federation of America's America Saves program, a national campaign that encourages consumers to reduce debt and save money.

In a statement, NAFCU President/CEO Fred Becker came out in support of America Saves and lauded the efforts to promote America Saves Week, Feb. 25-March 4. He encouraged all NAFCU members to join the campaign.

"Improving the country's savings rate, especially among lower-income individuals, is critical," Becker stated. "America Saves provides a wonderful opportunity for credit unions to promote savings, debt reduction, asset development and wealth-building among members."

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