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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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  • National Save for Retirement Week 2014

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 16, 2014

    The eight 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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  • Identity Theft in a Digital Age: Deter, Detect, Defend.

    Written by Guest Blogger | October 14, 2014

    By Daniel Boylan, Instructor of Finance, Ball State University

    Transunion reports that approximately 19 people become victims of identity theft every minute.

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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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Learning to Save

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.

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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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