America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
Being good with money isn’t about how much you make—it’s all about how you plan. Whether you’re handling finances for yourself or for the whole family, what you need to be good with money is everyday management.
America Saves recently shared some of our favorite thoughts and lessons from our conversation with two economists who often have different views about savings issues that impact not only the national economy, but our families as well.
New research from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) shows that the number of U.S. households without a bank account is declining. Just 7 percent of U.S. households were unbanked in 2015, down from 8.2 percent in 2011, according to the National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households.
America Saves recently sat down with two economists who often have different views in the first of four conversations about savings issues that impact not only the national economy, but our families as well.
New research from Harvard and Princeton shows that in the last decade, the percentage of workers in “alternative work arrangements,” including contract and freelance work, increased 50 percent. The gig economy is booming, and with it the number of platforms designed to help you find contract work or sell your services directly.