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

Top Five America Saves Blogs of 2015

Tammy G. Bruzon · 06 January 2016

Tip of the Day

  • Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

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Saving for a Bright Future

Kristin Hendricks, a single mother from Texas, understands the importance of saving money and following a tight budget. She decided to make saving money a priority when she gave birth to her son.

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From Overwhelmed to In Control

In 2017 Debi felt overwhelmed. Her credit cards were maxed, and she wasn't exactly sure how to handle it. When asked how her credit issues started, her answer sounded like many Savers that we've spoken to: making too many impulse purchases. “I was driven by feelings like ‘That sounds good,’ or ‘I am too tired to cook.’” Then she attended a university extension program that introduced her to America Saves. That’s where she heard the tip that set her on her savings journey - stop accumulating debt.

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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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