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College is Worth Every Penny—Start Saving Today with a 529 Plan!

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The College Savings Plans Network (CSPN) is excited to participate in America Saves Week 2017. Like the many organizations involved this year, we strive to motivate and encourage American families to practice smart and responsible financial habits. This America Saves Week, we are encouraging Americans to recognize the importance of opening and saving in a 529 plan to pay for college. 

#ASW17 Savings Focus: Family Savings Day

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2017

Good savings habits start at home. Most parents want to help their children to be smart about money, but don’t always know where to start. Whether you’re budgeting, saving, making retirement decisions, or assessing work-place benefits, share the choices you make with your children.

Over Past Decade, Savings Habits Eroded, But Perceived Savings Outcomes Deteriorated Then Improved, According to Tenth Annual Savings Survey

America Saves Week Research Press Release ASW17
Written by America Saves · 27 February 2017

For Immediate Release: February 27, 2017

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Few Lower Income Americans Report Good Progress in Meeting Savings Needs

Over 1,500 Organizations Participate in Eleventh Annual America and Military Saves Weeks

#ASW17 Savings Focus: Saving Automatically

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2017

America Saves Week is finally here, and we are excited that our savings focus for day one focuses on the importance and benefits of saving automatically.

10th Annual America Saves Week Survey Infographic Released

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Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 27 February 2017

Today marks the first day of America Saves Week 2017 and launch of the 10th annual America Saves Week survey.

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

    Saving even $50 of your #taxrefund can make all the difference. @SaveYourRefund: http://bit.ly/2i8VJvC @AmericaSaves

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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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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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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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