New Partner Packet Released: Saving for Big Ticket Items

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.

It contains a sample article, suggestions for social media content, and tools and resources designed to help you communicate with the public, your audience, and with other organizations.

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

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

    Are your kids asking these common questions about money? Here’s how to answer them: http://bit.ly/2jGssJs #BetterMoneyHabits #ASW18

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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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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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Starting Over

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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