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It's Mission Critical to Create a Financial Plan For Your Future

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Written by Guest Blogger · 03 October 2017

By the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

It’s mission critical to create a financial plan for your future.

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Simple Steps to Save Energy and Money

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Written by Lani Poblete · 03 October 2017

Saving energy = saving money. It’s as simple as that.

Energy Efficiency Day —this Thursday, October 5 —is the perfect opportunity to assess your energy use and take steps to save both energy and money.

By making even small changes such as switching to new light emitting diode (you probably know them as LED) bulbs in your home, you can save approximately $1,000 over the next ten years.

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How do we save for college?

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Written by Guest Blogger · 28 September 2017

By Invite Education Staff

Parents want the best for their children, which often includes a college education. Some new graduates leave campus with a diploma in one hand and a huge student loan bill in the other. Parents want their graduates to leave school with minimal debt.

But how?

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I pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. I will encourage my family and friends to do the same

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  • Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | January 16, 2017

    A #taxrefund can provide an opportunity to improve your financial situation: http://bit.ly/2hZ6s8A @AmericaSaves

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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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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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