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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 29, 2013

    Transferring money from checking to savings is the fastest way to #save $500 to $1,000 http://ow.ly/e7ClM

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  • Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 21, 2014

    Read the Latest Newsletter Today!

    Volume 14, Issue 3 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published. 

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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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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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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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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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