America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
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.
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.
This week (August 17 – 23, 2014), the Social Security Administration (SSA) is hosting their first National mySocial Security Week to encourage individuals to sign up for a my Social Security account. During the course of the week, the SSA will be hosting events across the country, as well as raising awareness through social media about the benefits of opening a my Social Security account.
Do you follow @AmericaSaves on Twitter? If not, you may have missed out on some great articles or blog posts this week about 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 partners alike.
By Sandy Boenig, AFC®, Military Saves Associate
Whether your child attends private, public, DOD, virtual or homeschool, the beginning of the school year has costs associated. How do you manage them? Even purchasing the most basic supplies can add up pretty quickly. With some preparatory sleuthing you can get through the process with the least possible pain.