#ASW17 Savings Focus: Family Savings Day

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

12 ways to save energy and money

Madeline Daniels · 21 January 2018

15 Frighteningly Frugal Halloween Costumes

Madeline Daniels · 21 January 2018

5 things you should know about ABLE accounts

Madeline Daniels · 21 January 2018

5 ways to save while back-to-school shopping

Madeline Daniels · 21 January 2018

8 Ways to Save for Your Child’s Education

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

ASW2015 Savings Focus: Family & Youth Savings

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

Beating the Holiday Financial Blues

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

BONUS BLOG: Re-using and Making Decorations

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

Financial Tips for Military Families

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

Five Fun & Frugal Activities for Autumn

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 January 2018

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Madalyn Pemberton · 21 January 2018

How do we save for college?

Madalyn Pemberton · 21 January 2018

How to get a head start on saving for college

Madalyn Pemberton · 21 January 2018

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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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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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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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