Inland Empire Saves

Across the Inland Empire, people just like you are proving you can start small and think big. Inland Empire Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. 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:

Credit.org Finance Blog

Credit.org
Practical ideas for getting out of debt, saving money, and become more knowledgeable about financial matters.

The Down Payment on
Your First Home

How can you effectively save the
money for your first home? Find out here!

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

www.360financialliteracy.org
Financial literacy is important at every stage of your life from youth to retirement. At 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy you'll find helpful tools, articles, tips and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability at every stage.

Free Online Financial Education Classes

Budgeting 101
Overwhelmed by bills and don't know where to start? Learn to build your perfect budget by learning what to prioritize and how to organize your spending in this course. Start the course here.

Budget 101
Power of Paycheck Planning
Plan your spending. This course will teach you strategies to catorgize your expenses and track your spending to create a budget that works for your lifestyle. Start the course here.
Power of Paycheck Planning
Understanding Your Credit Report
This course will teach you what your credit report says about you, how to ensure your credit report is accurate, and understand how your credit score is calculated. Start the course here.
Understanding Credit Report

Inland Empire Saves Community Partners

 

Habitat for Humanity San Bernardino

 

 

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Melinda Opperman, Coordinator
4351 Latham Street
Riverside, CA 92501
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ph: 800.449.9818 ext 7888

 

 

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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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Put 20 Percent Away

“I am a single mother, and I make ends meet for me and my daughter, but I wanted to put money away for my daughter for a college fund. So I started saving 20 percent of my paycheck every month to put it away in a savings account with a high Annual Percentage Yield (APY). By the time my daughter is 18, I will have saved nearly $90,000.”

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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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