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  • Written by Annie Cromwell | January 13, 2014

    Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

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  • New Partner Resource Packet: 'Tis the Season to Be Saving

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 20, 2014

    To help the people you serve save more successfully this winter, and to promote the importance of savings throughout your footprint, we have put together this resource packet with you in mind.

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  • National Save for Retirement Week 2014

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 16, 2014

    The eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), taking place next week, October 19th – 25th, provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach them.

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  • How Local Saves Campaigns Get Involved in America Saves Week

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 15, 2014

    America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior to their members, constituents, partners, and employees. The week presents an avenue for organizations to encourage, support, and motivate individuals to reduce debt, set goals, create a plan, and save money.

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Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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