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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 29, 2013

    Transferring money from checking to savings is the fastest way to #save $500 to $1,000 http://ow.ly/e7ClM

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  • Introducing the #FridayFive

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 11, 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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  • National Savings Forum Video Highlights

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 10, 2014

    On May 21st, America Saves hosted the 2014 National Savings Forum. Read more...

  • Celebrate Military Consumer Protection Day!

    Written by Guest Blogger | July 9, 2014

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

    By Carol Kando-Pineda, Federal Trade Commission

    Frequent relocation, separation from family and friends along with the stresses of deployment can make military households an attractive target for scam artists. So the Federal Trade Commission teamed up with the Department of Defense, the CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs and Military Saves to sponsor Military Consumer, a campaign to empower the military and veterans communities with tips and tools to be informed consumers. Why? Because information is the first line of defense against fraud.

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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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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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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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