America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
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.
By Justin Chu, Program Associate, Taxpayer Opportunity Network
Every year, the middle of April marks the end of the federal tax return filing season. For many Americans, that can mean seemingly endless forms, paystubs, and other paperwork.
By Tammy Bruzon, America Saves Communications Coordinator
What does “saving the extra” mean to you? Whether it is putting change in a piggy bank or moving everything not in the budget into savings, those three little words can mean big money down the road.
Debt Levels for Households Nearing Retirement Decreasing, But Still High Compared to Past GenerationsDebt Retirement America Saves Week
By Craig Copeland, Senior Research Associate, Employee Benefit Research Institute
Are you approaching retirement age and still carrying debt, including credit card balances? Are you working to pay off your debt before you retire?
By Heather Marshall, CFPC, MPP; Educator, AAA Fair Credit Foundation/Utah Saves
As the old adage goes “Actions speak louder than words.” On the topic in question, it is fair to say spending is an action that implies values. Which explains why the nature of finances can be so personal, and challenge us to ask the question, what do we value?