New Partner Resource Packet: Turning Financial Literacy into Financial Action

To help the people you serve save more successfully, and to promote the importance of savings throughout your footprint, we have put together this resource packet with you in mind.

 The packet includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, social media content, and relevant resources.

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Get Social with America Saves - We're hosting a Twitter chat to kick off the packet launch; you can find us on Twitter at #FinLitChat at 12 pm PST/3pm EST on Monday, April 6th. (For the questions in advance, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..)

And don't forget! We start our tweeting this week with #SavingsTipTuesday & #SavingsFactFriday!

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  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | October 21, 2014

    Impulse buys are an easy way to blow your holiday budget. Make a plan & stick to it! http://ow.ly/CVJZf

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Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.

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Taking Back Control Over Finances

Written by Virginia Saves | August 5, 2015

After becoming a Virginia Saver and getting help from BankOn classes and coaching, Nadine Bialo took back control over her financial affairs.

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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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