12 ways to save energy and money

Madeline Daniels · 05 October 2016

The unexpected costs of buying a home

Madeline Daniels · 28 September 2016

How to use the envelope budget system

Madeline Daniels · 30 August 2016

5 ways to save while back-to-school shopping

Madeline Daniels · 10 August 2016

Will you accept the brown bag lunch savings challenge?

Madeline Daniels · 01 August 2016

It’s five months to the holidays, and not a day too early to start saving

Madeline Daniels · 29 July 2016

How to manage your money as a couple

Madeline Daniels · 12 July 2016

How to build wealth when you’re not a homeowner

Madeline Daniels · 08 July 2016

How to start cooking at home

Madeline Daniels · 30 June 2016

4 tips to spend less on dining out

Madeline Daniels · 22 June 2016

4 money saving tips and tricks

Madeline Daniels · 16 June 2016

10 last minute frugal Father’s Day gift ideas

Madeline Daniels · 14 June 2016

3 ways to save money on a tight budget

Madeline Daniels · 26 May 2016

3 steps for saving in the gig economy

Madeline Daniels · 25 May 2016

How to save money by ditching your car

Madeline Daniels · 20 May 2016

5 ways to save you probably never thought of before

Madeline Daniels · 11 May 2016

Where to stash your savings for big expenditures

Madeline Daniels · 09 May 2016

American Saver 16.1 Just Published

Tammy G. Bruzon · 21 April 2016

Start Saving to Stop Spending Money on Alternative Financial Services (AFS) - Part 2

Tammy G. Bruzon · 13 April 2016

Five Steps for Starting the Savings Habit

Tammy G. Bruzon · 12 February 2016

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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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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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