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 Administrator2 | March 19, 2014

    Having emergency savings may be the most important way to stay afloat financially http://ow.ly/r6i1n

Saver Stories View all »

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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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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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

Written by Great Lakes Michigan Saves | April 19, 2016

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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