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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.

5 Ways to Save on Memorial Day

Savings Tips
Written by Darlene Aderoju · 24 May 2018

Do you plan on having family and friends over for Memorial Day? If so, hosting a party could cost you. Here’s how you can host a fun Memorial Day on a budget for your loved ones on a budget.

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 21, 2013

    Still need a #gift idea? Here are some that will help others reduce #debt and #save more. http://ow.ly/r3ZaT 

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Put 20 Percent Away

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | July 8, 2019

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | June 13, 2019

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

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Saving is a Family Affair

Written by Guest Blogger | May 21, 2019

Saving is truly a family affair for Jeff’s household. During America Saves Week 2019, he pledged to save for retirement. But making a commitment and creating a plan to save isn’t a new concept for him.

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