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Why am I saving? A young person’s perspective

Darlene Aderoju · 23 July 2018

5 Easy Steps to Tackle Your Debt While Saving

Darlene Aderoju · 20 July 2018

Student Loan Debt 101

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Are You a Good Saver?

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Darlene Aderoju · 11 April 2018

Debt Levels for Households Nearing Retirement Decreasing, But Still High Compared to Past Generations

Madalyn Pemberton · 01 March 2018

7 Ways to Get Your Savings on Track — No Apps Required

Madalyn Pemberton · 27 February 2018

Is It Always Best to Pay Off Credit Cards Before Saving for Retirement?

Madalyn Pemberton · 26 February 2018

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Madalyn Pemberton · 09 February 2018

New Year, New You, and a Renewed Budget!

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Five End of Year Savings Tips

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The Big 4 of Retirement Concerns

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Do You Know How Your Credit Score Is Calculated?

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The Building Blocks of Excellent Credit

Madeline Daniels · 01 August 2017

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#ASW17 Savings Focus: Pay Off High-Interest Debt

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Manage your money better with three basic steps

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Managing Debt – By the Numbers

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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.

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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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