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3 Things You Can Do to Protect Yourself Against Fraud

Identity Theft Fraud Identity Fraud
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 14 March 2018

Fake debt collection, identity theft and imposter scams are topping the list of fraud reported in 2017. There were nearly 350,000 reports of imposter scams last year, which resulted in $328 million unrightfully paid to individuals posing as loved ones, government officials and more, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

America Saves Week 2018 Roundup: Check Out these Webinars!

America Saves Week
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 06 March 2018
We'd like to specially thank our partners and friends for making America Saves Week 2018 a success. We are so glad that so many organizations joined together to encourage others to save. 
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FinTech for Personal Financial Success

Automatic Savings Savings Tips FinTech
Written by Guest Blogger · 05 March 2018

By Darren Liddell & Chris Moreno

Have you ever looked at your bank account balance a week after being paid and wondered where all your money went?

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Saving as a Family

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

By Elizabeth Kiss, Ph.D.; Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Kansas State University/Kansas Saves

Sometimes when children hear their parents or other adults in their lives talking about cutting spending or saving money, they assume that the family is going through a rough patch.

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

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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.

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Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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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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