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The #FridayFive: Halloween Edition

Halloween #FridayFive
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 31 October 2014

Trick or treat! If you aren't already on the Twitter bandwagon, it’s possible that you missed out on some great tweets from @AmericaSaves & friends this week! ICYMI, we want to share with you the top five pieces that highlight important topics for savers and partners alike.

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You don’t have to give children an allowance—but if you do, talk about it

Savings Family Savings Child Allowance
Written by Guest Blogger · 30 October 2014

This guest post is courtesy of CFPB and FDIC’s joint education and awareness campaign.

Giving children an allowance is a topic many parents discuss. Even within families, parents can disagree about whether it’s a good idea.

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Beware of Holiday Budget Busters

Military Saves Budgeting Holiday
Written by Laura Roler · 29 October 2014

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

By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

The holiday season almost always means extra expenses, ones that are often not considered when thinking of a monthly budget. 

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25 Effortlessly Frugal Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes Frugal
Written by Guest Blogger · 28 October 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

We are just a few days before October 31st and you have yet to find a costume. More than that, because you understand the importance of saving, you are unwilling to derail your savings goal for this year by splurging on a one day event.

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Financial Strategies by Generation (for Young, Middle Aged, and Older Adults)

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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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 23, 2013

    Tip to Save During the Holidays: Decide how much you can spend. http://ow.ly/pX9nu via @Bankrate

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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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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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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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