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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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Tell CFA Your Investment Story

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 Katie Bryan | December 20, 2013

    Setting reasonable expectations can help keep your #holiday festivities #frugal! http://ow.ly/COTJP

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Taking Steps toward Financial Fitness

Written by Tammy Greynolds | November 7, 2014

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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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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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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Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 15, 2014

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