Duke/Durham Saves

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...

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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:

Duke Financial Economics Center

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Steven Blaser, Executive Director
Duke University
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Volume 15, Issue 4 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published.

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Partner Resource Packet

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

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Transforming “I Can’t Save” to “I Will Save”

You will not believe what it took to completely change my life. About three years ago, the HR Administrator of the corporation where I worked (as a temp with no benefits) forwarded an email to me. Fifteen seconds. One small act of kindness. That's it - that's all it took!

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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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Getting Out of Debt

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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