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Young Savers Savings
Written by Guest Blogger · 22 July 2014

By Naomi Camper, Head of Nonprofit Engagement, JPMorgan Chase 

Beginning a new job can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience, particularly for first-time workers. New names and faces, a series of responsibilities, and high expectations swirl those first few days and weeks on the job. It is important to ensure that first-time workers receive the support and guidance they need to succeed professionally and personally, both inside and outside of the workplace.

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 July 2014

If you read the blog, like us on Facebook, or follow @AmericaSaves on Twitter, you know that 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 realize, though, that often the best advice comes from you, the saver.

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The #FridayFive: Setting Up for Success, a Tale of Savings, Budgets, & More.

Written by Tammy Greynolds · 18 July 2014

Do you follow @AmericaSaves on Twitter? If not, it’s likely you’ve missed out on some great articles or blog posts from the past week related to personal finance, savings, or news from America Saves and its campaigns. ICYMI, we share with you each Friday the top five pieces that highlight important topics for savers and partnering organizations.

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Order Free Copy of the GSA Consumer Handbook

Written by April Crews · 16 July 2014

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

Like civilians, servicemembers and their families make many financial decisions every day on everything from where to eat and buy groceries to choosing where to bank and what type of credit card to apply for – all of which must be made wisely in order to make a positive impact on our lives. The GSA Consumer Action Handbook was created to help you with these types decisions.

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Savings Motivation via Text Message

Written by Katie Bryan · 15 July 2014

Today, we have launched a whole new way to get savings messages straight to your phone.

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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 | January 13, 2014

    Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

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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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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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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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Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 15, 2014

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Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

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Written by Super User | September 16, 2013

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