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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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.”


Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.


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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