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 | January 16, 2017

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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!

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The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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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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