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It's Mission Critical to Create a Financial Plan For Your Future

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Written by Guest Blogger · 03 October 2017

By the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

It’s mission critical to create a financial plan for your future.

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Simple Steps to Save Energy and Money

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Written by Lani Poblete · 03 October 2017

Saving energy = saving money. It’s as simple as that.

Energy Efficiency Day —this Thursday, October 5 —is the perfect opportunity to assess your energy use and take steps to save both energy and money.

By making even small changes such as switching to new light emitting diode (you probably know them as LED) bulbs in your home, you can save approximately $1,000 over the next ten years.

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Another Dream Realized

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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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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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.”

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