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  • Written by Annie Cromwell | January 15, 2014

    Are you looking for an effective way to establish a budget? Beginning on the first day of a new month, get a receipt for everything you purchase. Stack and review receipts at the end of the month, and you will clearly be able to see where your money is going. http://ow.ly/sj972

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  • What Savers Say, September

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | September 30, 2014

    We love to share the best tips and advice on personal finance, savings, budgeting, and managing debt that we can get our hands on. We also revel in the opportunity to share the experiences and successes of Savers as they discover the impact that the America Saves pledge has on their financial well-being and their future goal-setting and management. 

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  • The #FridayFive: #ALC2014

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | September 26, 2014

    If you aren’t already on the Twitter bandwagon, it’s possible that you missed out on some great tweets from @AmericaSaves! ICYMI, we want to share with you the top five pieces that highlight important topics for savers and partners alike.

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  • People who feel good about their finances: What do they have in common?

    Written by Guest Blogger | September 25, 2014

    This guest post is courtesy of CFPB and FDIC’s joint education and awareness campaign.

    Parents tell us it’s important for children to be well-prepared to lead good financial lives.

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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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Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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