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Saving as a Family

America Saves Week Family Savings
Written by Guest Blogger · 03 March 2018

By Sarah M. Ellis, UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County

When you have a family, it seems like there is never enough money to go around and saving money frequently gets pushed aside. However, saving money can help stabilize your family’s financial life.

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Investing in our colleagues’ future

Written by Guest Blogger · 02 March 2018

By Barbara Kontje, America Express

At American Express, as with most companies in America, millennials are our fastest growing population. When the Millennial Network was formed, their first request was to help them understand their finances. So we began by sharing ways that they could take control of their finances utilizing tools and resources being provided through the company’s benefits programs.

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  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | February 2, 2018

    Saving for retirement can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Head to this America Saves Week to start #AcingRetirement. #ASW18

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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.


Taking Back Control Over Finances

Written by Virginia Saves | August 5, 2015

After becoming a Virginia Saver and getting help from BankOn classes and coaching, Nadine Bialo took back control over her financial affairs.


The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.


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