Cleveland Saves

Welcome to Cleveland Saves, a project of Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, with a mission of helping families achieve, preserve, and sustain the dream of homeownership.

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As the first of the America Saves campaigns, Cleveland Saves provides a free road map to saving for a home, education, emergencies, transportation, or anything that is important to a Saver. We offer prizes and host contests on occasion. Check back with us soon!

Across Northeast Ohio, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. There are dozens of ways to save money, claim tax credits, and receive help if you need it. After all, you’ve earned it, now save it. Cleveland Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. We provide you with the platform and strategies, you get the rewards. And the best part…It’s FREE! So don’t wait any longer…enroll in Cleveland Saves today!

As a member of Cleveland Saves, you will get savings tips, news about products, services, and events, and the latest information on asset building. Did we mention this service is FREE?

Savings Strategies:

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:


Contact Us

Nichole Pulley 
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Executive Assistant


Our Partners

Cleveland Saves Working Group

  • Patricia Tomko (Chair), Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • John Collier (Vice Chair), Ameriprise Financial
  • Kim Hood, Eaton Corporation
  • LaToya Smith, Fifth Third Bank

Our Funding Partners

Our Financial Institution Partners

Our Service Provider Partners

Interested in working with Cleveland Saves? Contact Nichole Pulley at Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland.

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  • Savings Option for Qualified Individuals with Disabilities

    By Chris Rodriguez, Director of Public Policy, National Disability Institute. 

    Transformation

    According to the Oxford Dictionary, transformation is a “marked change in form, nature or appearance.”

    There are many reasons that the impact of the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act and, by extension, ABLE accounts, will be transformative to millions of individuals with disabilities and their families.For children, youth, and working-age adults with disabilities, there are multiple reasons to recognize the power and potential of ABLE.

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  • The Building Blocks of Excellent Credit

    Do you want to build excellent credit? If you are shopping for a mortgage or car loan or a credit card, simply paying your debts on time is not the only requirement to building excellent credit. Here are some other considerations:

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  • Save Big on Your Next Vacation with Technology & Pre-Planning

    Still hoping to get in a family vacation before the kids go back to school but aren’t sure if it’s affordable at this point? Check out these tips on how to save on vacation to help you get the break that you and your family deserve without taking on additional financial stress.

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  • Millennials – A “Bucket List” to Help Manage Credit and Debt

    By FINRA Investor Education Staff

    Got debt? You're not alone. Many Americans are carrying buckets of debt.

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Saver Stories View all »

Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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The Gift of Homeownership

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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