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What Savers Say, September

Savings Tips Personal Savings Family Savings
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 30 September 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

Savings #FridayFive #ALC2014 Asset Building
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 26 September 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?

Personal Savings Family Savings Financial Well-being
Written by Guest Blogger · 25 September 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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News from Local Campaigns, Summer 2014

Local Campaigns American Saver Newsletter
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 24 September 2014

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

Across the country, campaigns are continuing to spread the word about savings and financial responsibility in a variety of ways.

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Interactive America Saves Annual Report Now Available

America Saves Week Real Savers Savings Annual Report First-Time Workers
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 19 September 2014

We are pleased to share with you the America Saves 2014 Annual Report. A lot happened from March 2013 to February 2014.

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I pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. I will encourage my family and friends to do the same

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 14, 2013

    Set a goal, make a plan, #save automatically - pledge to #save today! http://ow.ly/ksLWb

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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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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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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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Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 15, 2014

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Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

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Take the Pledge

Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

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