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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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  • A Quarter Saved…

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | September 18, 2014

    This content comes from the most recent issue of the American Saver newsletter.

    No one knows better than Savers how to find the extra dollar here and quarter there that, over time, add up to substantial savings. Here are a few of their favorite savings tips.

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  • Are You in Debt?

    Written by Guest Blogger | September 16, 2014

    by Gail Cunningham, Media Relations, National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)

    People often ask me how they can tell if they’re in debt.  My standard answer is, “If it feels like it, you probably are.” Simply posing the question proves that you’re concerned.

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  • The #FridayFive: C.R.E.A.M.

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | September 12, 2014

    If you aren’t on the @AmericaSaves Twitter bandwagon, it’s possible that you missed out on some great tweets 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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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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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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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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