Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

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Volume 14, Issue 3 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published. 

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In this Issue:

  • Learn about Nicky Vasquez's steps towards financial fitness.
  • See our year in review in the 2013-14 Annual Report.
  • See the top 5 fastest-growing consumer complaints from 2013.
  • Fall into Financial Action with a step-by-step calendar.
  • Read 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 | January 12, 2014

    Keep track of your spending. At least once a month, use credit card, checking, and other records to review what you've purchased. Then, ask yourself if it makes sense to reallocate some of this spending to an emergency savings account. http://ow.ly/sj972

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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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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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Taking Steps Toward Financial Fitness

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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