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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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Beating the Holiday Financial Blues

Budgeting Savings Tips Holiday Family Savings
Written by Guest Blogger · 19 November 2014

By Laura M. Frey, LMFT, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Family Sciences, University of Kentucky and Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D., University of Kentucky Family Finance Extension Specialist

Holidays are often an exciting time of the year. Spending time with family, enjoying time off work, and celebrating with family traditions are enjoyable activities. However, the holidays can also represent added stress due to the crunch on your wallet.

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3,571 Ball State Students Pledge to Save $7,884,653 - Students Share Success Stories

College Real Savers Press Release
Written by Katie Bryan · 17 November 2014

America Saves Partners With Ball State University To Encourage Financial Action 

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The #FridayFive: Season's Savings

#FridayFive
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 14 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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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 26, 2013

    Let this be the year that you put an end to bringing in the New Year with financial guilt and stress.  http://ow.ly/rcJIn 

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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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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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