Over Past Decade, Savings Habits Eroded, But Perceived Savings Outcomes Deteriorated Then Improved, According to Tenth Annual Savings Survey

Madeline Daniels · 27 February 2017

Press Teleconference: New Survey to be Released Reveals Significant Changes in Personal Savings Habits

Madeline Daniels · 23 February 2017

Survey indicates that America Saves Pledge facilitates saving

Madeline Daniels · 09 February 2017

The savings effectiveness gap is growing between the poorest and wealthiest Americans

Madeline Daniels · 09 November 2016

Research Finds Low-Income Urban Youth Will Save Consistently Given Access to Savings Tools

Madeline Daniels · 01 November 2016

Research shows 60% of Americans are spending all or more than their income

Madeline Daniels · 17 August 2016

Personal Savings Index (PSI) Indicators Lower This Month Than Last September

Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 January 2016

Top Five America Saves Blogs of 2015

Tammy G. Bruzon · 06 January 2016

Personal Savings Interest, Effort, and Effectiveness Rebounds from May Lows to New Highs in September

Tammy G. Bruzon · 29 September 2015

Personal Savings Interest, Effort, and Effectiveness Declined in First Trimester of 2015

Tammy G. Bruzon · 09 June 2015

No Post-Holiday Depression of Personal Savings Interest, Effort, and Effectiveness

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2015

Personal Savings Interest and Effort Among Young Adults Declined Significantly Over Past Year

Tammy G. Bruzon · 06 October 2014

Personal Savings Index Shows Increased Saving Interest, Effort, And Effectiveness In First Four Months Of 2014

Katie Bryan · 30 June 2014

New Survey: How and Where America Savers Save

Katie Bryan · 30 May 2014

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  • Tip to Save During the Holidays: Decide how much you can spend. http://ow.ly/pX9nu via @Bankrate

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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Put 20 Percent Away

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

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From Overwhelmed to In Control

In 2017 Debi felt overwhelmed. Her credit cards were maxed, and she wasn't exactly sure how to handle it. When asked how her credit issues started, her answer sounded like many Savers that we've spoken to: making too many impulse purchases. “I was driven by feelings like ‘That sounds good,’ or ‘I am too tired to cook.’” Then she attended a university extension program that introduced her to America Saves. That’s where she heard the tip that set her on her savings journey - stop accumulating debt.

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