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Replacing or Upgrading Appliances: An Often Overlooked Big Ticket Purchase

Tammy G. Bruzon · 05 October 2015

Saving For Your Big Purchase

Tammy G. Bruzon · 24 September 2015

Thinking About Your Next New Car

Tammy G. Bruzon · 22 September 2015

The S.M.A.R.T. Way to Save for Large Purchases

Tammy G. Bruzon · 10 September 2015

How We Did It – A Financial Freedom Story

Tammy G. Bruzon · 03 September 2015

Thinking like a Saver: Saving for Large Purchases

Tammy G. Bruzon · 26 August 2015

New Partner Packet Released: Saving for Big Ticket Items

Tammy G. Bruzon · 25 August 2015

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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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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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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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