Put 20 Percent Away

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Story of an Urban Professional

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

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Meet Esmeralda: 2019 SaveYourRefund Grand Prize Winner

Reid Frankhauser · 04 June 2019

Two Illinois Women Win $10,000 Each by Sharing Their Resilience and Choosing to Save

Reid Frankhauser · 04 June 2019

Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

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Taking Back Control Over Finances

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Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

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A Quarter Saved…

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Another Dream Realized

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Meet Esmeralda: 2019 SaveYourRefund Grand Prize Winner

“I have a goal, and I am going to achieve that goal.” 2019 SaveYourRefund Grand Prize Winner Esmeralda says that savings has always been about achieving self-sufficiency amidst tremendous adversity. “It’s hard to pay myself first,” says Esmeralda, particularly when you have to anticipate emergency expenses like a broken down car.

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Challenging Herself to Save

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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Budget like Nohemi

Nohemi found out about America Saves a few years ago as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She remembers attending a University of Illinois Saves event where she decorated a piggy bank and took the Pledge, but college life made her put the thought of saving at the back of her mind. Those thrifty thoughts resurfaced when she graduated with a degree in public health.

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