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#ImSavingFor Winner Story

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/saver-tips-and-stories/imsavingfor-winner-story/

AFTER TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE, AMERICA SAVES’ DIRECTOR GEORGE BARANY ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT; TWO SUCCESSORS NAMED CO-DIRECTORS

America Saves announced today that George Barany, its Director, plans to retire from his position at the end of 2021. The Organization Looks Ahead to Its Next Chapter as Two Women Prepare to Take the Helm as Co-Directors in 2022.

https://americasaves.org/newsroom/press-releases/after-twenty-years-of-service-america-saves-director-george-barany-announces-retirement-two-successors-named-co-directors/

AMERICA SAVES AND EVEN PARTNER ON GROUNDBREAKING SAVINGS RESEARCH INITIATIVE

Launching in 2022, the Initiative Will Boost Thousands of Low-Wage Earning Adults’ Savings Accounts and Study the Impacts of Cash Injections on Saving, Spending, and Mental Health

https://americasaves.org/newsroom/press-releases/america-saves-and-even-partner-on-groundbreaking-savings-research-initiative/

For savers

#ImSavingFor Winner Story

America Saves awarded one lucky saver, Pedram R. from California, $750 for sharing his #ImSavingFor story. Pedram said, “Saving is important to me because it proves I am not willing to buy unnecessary things to please others or to be perceived as successful.”

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/saver-tips-and-stories/imsavingfor-winner-story/

Another Dream Realized

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), the organization who coordinates the Wisconsin Saves campaign, last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/saver-tips-and-stories/another-dream-realized/

Don’t Laugh at Saving Spare Change

Virginia Saves saver, Brittany, decided to start saving again when she became a single mother. She thinks many women, and men, can relate.

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/saver-tips-and-stories/don-t-laugh-at-saving-spare-change/

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.

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/saver-tips-and-stories/getting-out-of-debt/

For organizations

National Financial Capability Month

With the continued COVID-19 pandemic growing and everyday Americans feeling the ramifications of our economy slowing down in an effort to slow the spread, we are experiencing firsthand why saving for the unexpected and having a savings plan is crucial.

https://americasaves.org/resource-center/partner-resource-packets/national-financial-capability-month/

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AFTER TWENTY YEARS OF SERVICE, AMERICA SAVES’ DIRECTOR GEORGE BARANY ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT; TWO SUCCESSORS NAMED CO-DIRECTORS

America Saves announced today that George Barany, its Director, plans to retire from his position at the end of 2021. The Organization Looks Ahead to Its Next Chapter as Two Women Prepare to Take the Helm as Co-Directors in 2022.

https://americasaves.org/newsroom/press-releases/after-twenty-years-of-service-america-saves-director-george-barany-announces-retirement-two-successors-named-co-directors/

AMERICA SAVES AND EVEN PARTNER ON GROUNDBREAKING SAVINGS RESEARCH INITIATIVE

Launching in 2022, the Initiative Will Boost Thousands of Low-Wage Earning Adults’ Savings Accounts and Study the Impacts of Cash Injections on Saving, Spending, and Mental Health

https://americasaves.org/newsroom/press-releases/america-saves-and-even-partner-on-groundbreaking-savings-research-initiative/

AMERICA SAVES MARKS 20 YEARS OF EMPOWERING AMERICANS TO SUCCESSFULLY SAVE WITH VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM CELEBRATION TODAY

In recognition of its 20th Anniversary and the significant impact made, America Saves hosts a live stream celebration with speakers from Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, the FDIC, Economic Awareness Council, the NCUA and more.

https://americasaves.org/newsroom/press-releases/america-saves-marks-20-years-of-empowering-americans-to-successfully-save-with-virtual-livestream-celebration-today/