Haga la Promesa de America Saves

Consejo del Día

  • Mantenga un registro de sus gastos. Una vez al mes, use los registros de tarjetas de crédito, cuentas de cheques y otras cuentas para repasar lo que ha comprado. Entonces, pregúntese a sí mismo si tiene sentido reasignar algunos de estos gastos a una cuenta de ahorro para casos de emergencia. 

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Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

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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Challenging Herself to Save

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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Starting Over

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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