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Military Saves Retirement Savings
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 22 October 2014

The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

by Military Families Learning Network

Service members, military retirees, and their families  cross a variety of ages and life stages, but saving for retirement should be a priority no matter what your stage of life.

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Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

Local Campaigns Real Savers American Saver Saver Story
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 October 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

Holiday Family Savings Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 20 October 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

Retirement Personal Savings NS4RW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 16 October 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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How Local Saves Campaigns Get Involved in America Saves Week

America Saves Week Local Campaigns ASW2015 ASW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 15 October 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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  • Written by Tammy Greynolds | October 21, 2014

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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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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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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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