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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  • The (Budget-Friendly) Joy of Gift Giving

    We all like to know we’ve brightened the day of someone we love and care for. Choosing to spend a little extra money on a gift for someone special may seem like it’s worth it right now, but if you have to deviate from your budget, then it might not be the best idea in the long-run.

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  • Reducing Financial Stress During the Holidays

    While the holidays should be a joyful time, the busyness of the season on top of the financial burden can bring unwelcome stress. From out-of-town guests, to holiday gift giving, to hosting holiday gatherings, there are many factors that can leave us taking a few deep breaths.

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  • New Year, New You, and a Renewed Budget!

    2018 is fast approaching, providing the perfect opportunity to hit the “reset” button on your budget, particularly if you’ve faced unexpected financial problems this past year. Getting back on track can feel like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be. Better Money Habits outlines six simple steps to follow on the road towards regaining control over your finances.

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  • ABLE Accounts: The What, Why, Where, and How

    Sunday, December 3 was International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We want to share with you the what, why, where, and how of ABLE accounts to support you and your loved ones towards your savings goals.

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Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.

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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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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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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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