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4 Ways to Save Money With a Fluctuating Income

Written by Guest Blogger · 06 June 2018

By Jacquelyn Pica

Getting paid a steady salary is great, but it’s not a reality for everyone.

We live in a world of freelancers, independent contractors, side hustlers and commission-based jobs. Although this type of work doesn’t offer the same consistent paycheck, there are still ways to budget and save money when you have a fluctuating income.

Nursing Assistant and Waitress Win $10,000 for Inspirational Financial Stories

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Written by Darlene Aderoju · 05 June 2018

Commonwealth and America Saves Announce SaveYourRefund $10,000 Grand Prize Winners

How Cassandra and Tara won $10,000 each just by saving for their futures

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Written by Lindsay Ferguson · 05 June 2018

“Saving money enables me to be more self-reliant and gives me greater peace of mind.”

5 Savings Do NOTs

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 01 June 2018

In honor of National Donut Day, here are five savings “do nots” to keep in mind. Making these mistakes could cost you. 

Meet the 2018 recipients of the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence

Military Saves Bank Credit Union Designation of Savings Excellence Banks
Written by Madeline Daniels · 29 May 2018

Today, 37 banks, credits unions, and military-affiliated organizations were awarded the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence. The award is presented annually to financial institutions that make extraordinary efforts to encourage saving during America Saves Week/Military Saves Week and succeeded in encouraging customers and to open and add to wealth-building accounts.

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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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The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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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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