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How to Save or Work, and Minimize Student Loans. Yes, You Can Do It All.

Savings Tips College Young Savers Saving for College
Written by Guest Blogger · 26 August 2014

By LaTisha D. Styles, millennial-minded blogger & voice of YoungFinances.com, a platform where readers with very little knowledge of financial markets can learn to invest and manage their money. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter

Trying to save money while in college can be a bit stressful. Well, let me re-phrase that.

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Who are the local Saves campaigns?

Local Campaigns Coordinators
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 25 August 2014

America Saves has over 60 local, regional, and statewide campaigns.

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The #FridayFive: Education, Security, & the Tooth Fairy

Military Saves Education Saving for College Family Savings #FridayFive
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 22 August 2014

Are you an @AmericaSaves follower on Twitter? If not, you may have missed out on some great articles or blog posts from America Saves, its local campaigns, or its partners this week about personal finance, savings, or the latest financial news. ICYMI, we share with you each Friday the top five pieces that highlight important topics for savers and partners alike.

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Another Dream Realized

American Saver Newsletter Saver Story
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 August 2014

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

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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8 Ways to Save for Your Child’s Education

Savings Tips Education Saving for College Family Savings
Written by Guest Blogger · 19 August 2014

By Daniel Boylan, Instructor of Finance, Ball State University

One of the most important goals for parents is to find a way to help pay for their child’s education.  

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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 Annie Cromwell | March 19, 2014

    Having emergency savings may be the most important way to stay afloat financially http://ow.ly/r6i1n

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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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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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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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