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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 27, 2013

    Take control of #saving & #spending during the #holidays - create a holiday budget! http://ow.ly/CP1lO

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  • The #FridayFive: Halloween Edition

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 31, 2014

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

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  • You don’t have to give children an allowance—but if you do, talk about it

    Written by Guest Blogger | October 30, 2014

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

    Giving children an allowance is a topic many parents discuss. Even within families, parents can disagree about whether it’s a good idea.

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  • Beware of Holiday Budget Busters

    Written by Laura Roler | October 29, 2014

    The following post comes from the Military Saves blog. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

    By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

    The holiday season almost always means extra expenses, ones that are often not considered when thinking of a monthly budget. 

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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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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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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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