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Are you in control of your money or is your money in control of you?

  • Are you stressed by money? One in four employees is financially distressed.
  • Do you dread opening the credit card statements each month? As of 2/10 the average household credit card debt was $9,858.
  • Do you think it’s only a dream that you could pay off all your credit card debt?
  • Do you have an emergency fund with between $500 and $1000? New research shows that most emergencies can be handled with between $500 and $1000!

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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:

 

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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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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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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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