The unexpected costs of buying a home

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Saving Money on Your First Mortgage

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Replacing or Upgrading Appliances: An Often Overlooked Big Ticket Purchase

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How to Automate Saving to Buy a Home

Tammy G. Bruzon · 30 September 2015

The CFPB Reports Mortgage Debt Key Factor in Increasing Levels of Debt Among Older Americans

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Buy That House: Radio Show

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How to Save for a Larger Home Down Payment

Katie Bryan · 08 November 2013

Strategies for Building and Preserving Home Equity

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America Saves Promotes Home Ownership

Katie Bryan · 21 May 2011

Save for a Home

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The Gift of Homeownership

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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Another Dream Realized

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in 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.

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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.”

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