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Spring Cleaning: Financial Edition

Written by Madalyn Pemberton · 15 March 2018

Spring is a time of transition and renewal, from the flowers and trees blooming, to lighter and shorter clothing replacing winter wear, to springing forward for daylight saving time.

Plan your Dream Vacation for Cheap

Savings Tips
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 14 March 2018

Vacation anyone? Summer is fast approaching so you might be gearing up for your next trip. Luckily, you don’t have to be rolling in dough to travel! Here are some tips to help you save money on your next getaway.

3 Things You Can Do to Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Identity Theft Fraud Identity Fraud
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 14 March 2018

Fake debt collection, identity theft and imposter scams are topping the list of fraud reported in 2017. There were nearly 350,000 reports of imposter scams last year, which resulted in $328 million unrightfully paid to individuals posing as loved ones, government officials and more, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

America Saves Week 2018 Roundup: Check Out these Webinars!

America Saves Week
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 06 March 2018
We'd like to specially thank our partners and friends for making America Saves Week 2018 a success. We are so glad that so many organizations joined together to encourage others to save. 
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FinTech for Personal Financial Success

Automatic Savings Savings Tips FinTech
Written by Guest Blogger · 05 March 2018

By Darren Liddell & Chris Moreno

Have you ever looked at your bank account balance a week after being paid and wondered where all your money went?

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  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 2, 2018

    It’s America Saves Week! Are you a successful saver? Check out the @AmericaSaves Saver Checklist Tool see how you’re doing: #ASW18

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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.


Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

Written by Guest Blogger | January 13, 2016

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!


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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