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How to Save Money on Your Daily Commute

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Written by Darlene Aderoju · 21 May 2018

Whether you’re driving to work or using public transportation, your daily commute has a price tag. Here are some simple ways you can save money on your commute.

Get Your Recent College Graduate in Financial Shape

Written by Darlene Aderoju · 15 May 2018

Do you have a recent college graduate returning home this summer? If so, your adult child may need a reality check about money management. The next step after walking across that stage is full on adulthood, and it’s important to understand the financial basics. Here’s how you can support your adult child in developing good financial habits.

Celebrate Mother's Day on a Budget

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Written by Darlene Aderoju · 09 May 2018

Mother’s Day is just a few days away, have you bought a present yet? If not, we’ve got some creative, last-minute gift ideas that are cost-effective and meaningful.

Student Loan Debt 101

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Written by Darlene Aderoju · 03 May 2018

If you’re a recent college graduate that borrowed student loans, you might be starting to realize what you signed up for. Nearly three-quarters of students graduate with student loan debt. If you’re one of them, it’s important to include your loan debt repayment in your financial planning.

Saving Energy = Saving Money

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Written by Darlene Aderoju · 24 April 2018

By making a few changes, you can make a difference and help protect the environment. Here are our 10 easy ways you can save energy and money in your home and on the road. 

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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 27, 2013

    Take control of #saving & #spending during the #holidays - create a holiday budget! http://ow.ly/CP1lO

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Don’t Laugh at Saving Spare Change

Written by Guest Blogger | May 7, 2019

Virginia Saves saver, Brittany, decided to start saving again when she became a single mother. She thinks many women, and men, can relate.

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Meet Esmeralda: 2019 SaveYourRefund Grand Prize Winner

Written by Lindsay Ferguson | June 4, 2019

“I have a goal, and I am going to achieve that goal.” 2019 SaveYourRefund Grand Prize Winner Esmeralda says that savings has always been about achieving self-sufficiency amidst tremendous adversity. “It’s hard to pay myself first,” says Esmeralda, particularly when you have to anticipate emergency expenses like a broken down car.

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Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

It all started when Marchale Burton overheard Alabama cooperative extension colleague Isaac Chappelle, coordinator of Alabama Saves, explaining how saving just a little bit – even change – is all it takes to become a saver. “I thought about that,” Burton said, “and wanted to see if it would work.” So, she challenged herself to see how much change she could save.

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