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Happy Thanksgiving 2014

Holiday
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 27 November 2014

Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving from the America Saves team!

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Retirement Financial Planning
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 25 November 2014

The quality of the investment advice you receive from your financial adviser matters.  

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Opportunity for Organizations: SaveYourRefund 2015

Tax Time Saving Savings Partnerships
Written by Guest Blogger · 24 November 2014

By Melissa Goldberg, Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund

The Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund is excited to announce SaveYourRefund 2015!

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The #FridayFive: Gobble Gobble

Savings Tips Holiday Savings Thanksgiving
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 November 2014

Each week, the #FridayFive brings you the top five tweets that highlight important or trending topics from the Twitterverse. While we hope that you're on the @AmericaSaves Twitter bandwagon, we want to be sure that you're getting the best and latest from this week's personal finance, savings, and financial news. 

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BONUS BLOG: Re-using and Making Decorations

Savings Tips Holiday Family Savings
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 20 November 2014

If you read yesterday's post on beating the holiday financial blues, you may have gathered some great tips for setting your holiday goals, building your budget, and being a savvy spender as well as a savvy saver. Our authors didn't stop there!

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 21, 2014

    Impulse buys are an easy way to blow your holiday budget. Make a plan & stick to it! http://ow.ly/CVJZf

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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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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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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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Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 15, 2014

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