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 Basics of the FAFSA: Free Application for Student Aid

    College is expensive. Thankfully, there are many ways to fund a college education, including various types of “free” money in the form of grants or scholarships. This is money you are not expected to pay back. Submitting a FAFSA is the primary tool to explore such types of funding.

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  • Do You Know How Your Credit Score Is Calculated?

    According to a recent survey from Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and VantageScore Solutions, LLC, more than 40 percent of respondents incorrectly thought a person's age is among factors used to calculate a credit score. And only 18 percent understood that a low credit score on a typical auto loan would increase loan charges by more than $5,000.

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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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Saver Stories View all »

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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Taking Steps Toward Financial Fitness

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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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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