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Chance to Win $1,000 Towards a Savings Account

Written by Super User · 04 January 2012

January 4, 2012

By This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., America Saves Communications Manager

Financial New Year’s Resolutions are hard to keep. That’s why America Saves, a national initiative that encourages individuals and families to save money and build personal wealth, has partnered with SaveUp, the nation’s first free rewards program for saving money and reducing debt, to offer $1,000 towards a savings account to help jump‐start one saver’s 2012 savings goals. The winner will be chosen on January 31, 2012.

How to Enter

To be eligible for a chance to win the $1,000 savings prize, or any of SaveUp’s other exciting rewards, new and existing America Saves users must register at www.americasaves.org/saveup. SaveUp is available for free to Americans who bank at more than 18,000 US financial institutions.

Learn More About SaveUp

Have questions about what SaveUp is or how it works? Visit this SaveUp FAQ page.

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Top Ten America Saves Blog Posts of 2011

Written by Super User · 03 January 2012

January 3, 2012

By This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., America Saves Communications Manager

Thank You to everyone that joined America Saves in 2011. Not a member? Join today. 2011 was a big year for us with the launch of our redesigned website and blog. We can’t wait to bring you more tips, advice, and motivation to help you save in 2012. In the spirit of year-end wrap-ups, below is a list of the top 10 blog stories on America Saves from 2011 (calculated by number of hits).

  1. 5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries (Guest post from WiseBread)
  2. Keeping Track of What You Spend and Budgeting
  3. Don’t Increase Debt During the Holidays
  4. What’s Your Number? Online Retirement Calculators
  5. Loan and Learn (Guest post from Awesome Island)
  6. Nation’s Top Consumer Complaints
  7. The Hardest Part About Getting Out of Debt
  8. Save on Heating and Cooling Your Home (Guest post from Money Talks)
  9. Five Ways You Can Save $100 or More
  10. Make Saving Automatic

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

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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