Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
March 26, 2012
By Katie Bryan, America Saves communications manager
It’s Cherry Blossom season here in DC, which lets me know that Spring has arrived. The weather is getting warmer and my winter coats are getting used less and less. It’s almost time to pack away all my scarves, hats, and coats in order to make room for baseball and soccer gear. It’s also a good time to do some spring cleaning of our finances.
Back in January we wrote a couple of articles about resolutions: Including one on sticking to resolutions and one on increasing your retirement savings by 1%. Well, it’s been three months since we made our resolutions and it’s time to take a look at how we are doing. You may find yourself in one of these situations:
March 22, 2012
In November, 2011 Young Illinois Saves was featured at the President’s Financial Capability Advisory Council Listening Session in Chicago.
The event at Michelle Clark High School was attended by more than 100 civic and educational leaders including Council Chairmen John Rogers, CEO of Ariel Investments and council member and Beth Kobliner, national financial journalist. These civic and educational leaders had the opportunity to see the peer based program that generates positive savings behavior led by Young Illinois Saves.
Below is video of teen leaders teaching others about saving at the event.