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Orlando Saves

Across the city of Orlando, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. Orlando Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. Our staff and trained volunteers can show you how to develop a savings strategy and take one step at a time. 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:

 

About us

Our Goal

The purpose of Orlando Saves is to enable Central Florida residents to take action to improve their financial situation. We strive to help Central Florida residents because we believe that financial stability is not possible without wise money management.

Who We Are

Orlando Saves is coordinated by 8 Cents in a Jar, Inc., a Florida Nonprofit Corporation. The purpose of this partnership is to bring relevantly, researched based information to the community. 8 Cents in a Jar works in partnership with public and private agencies on the Orlando Saves programs.

 

Contact Us

Across Orlando, 8 Cents in a Jar can conduct educational programs to help Savers start saving and stay on track toward their goals. Contact us to participate in an educational program and to enroll in Orlando Saves.

 

8 Cents in a Jar, Inc.
Attn: Orlando Saves
P.O. Box 491 Winter Park, FL 32790                                                                                                                  

Lashea Reaves
Coordinator
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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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Starting Over

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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