Columbus, OH – Today, Ohio joins the national savings movement by launching Ohio Saves: a social marketing campaign that encourages individuals and families to save money, reduce debt, and build personal wealth over time. Ohio joins 55 local and statewide campaigns working with America Saves, a national non-profit headed by the Consumer Federation of America. To date, 347,600 people have made a personal commitment to save by joining America Saves. America Saves helps individuals and families take charge of their financial future by having individuals set a savings goal and make a plan to save towards that goal. America Saves members have committed to save more than $40,000,000 over the past 12 years. The top five America Saves saver goals during that period are: an emergency fund, education, debt repayment, investment savings, and homeownership.