Duke/Durham Saves is a local initiative dedicated to promoting savings and financial awareness both on Duke's campus and in the local Durham community. Through resources and specialized savings accounts with our partner financial institutions, Duke/Durham Saves believes that anyone can build wealth by developing positive spending and saving habits. In addition, we partner with many local not for profits and other organizations with similar ideals to maximize impact on the community. So don't wait any longer...
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:
- Get Out of Debt
- Save for a Home
- Save on Auto Purchases
- Save for Emergencies
- Save for Retirement
- Save for Education
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Steven Blaser, Executive Director
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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.Read more...
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.Read more...
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.Read more...