American Saver Summer 2014 Now Available!

We are pleased to share that the Summer 2014 issue (Vol. 14, Issue 2) is now available.

American Saver is the official newsletter of the America Saves campaign. The newsletter is packed with inspirational saver stories, articles on ways to reach your financial goals, plus tips and tricks from savers just like you!

In this issue:

  • Get to know Mary Brown, a Wisconsin Saver, and her savings journey towards home ownership.
  • See the top stats from the latest America Saves Personal Savings Index (PSI).
  • Find out how your approach to savings compares to your fellow savers.
  • Hear tips and advice from savers across the country.
  • Get the latest news from Local Campaigns.

Download the issue here or visit the publications page to access previous issues.

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Tip of the Day

  • 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/PZR8h 

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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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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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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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