The #FridayFive: Last-ditch Holiday #SavingsTips

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

The America Saves Holiday Savings Challenge

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

The unexpected costs of buying a home

Madeline Daniels · 17 January 2018

Top Five America Saves Blogs of 2015

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

Top Ten America Saves Blog Posts of 2014

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

What Savers Say

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

What Savers Say, September

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

What to Know When Buying a Used Car

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

Where to stash your savings for big expenditures

Madeline Daniels · 17 January 2018

Will you accept the brown bag lunch savings challenge?

Madeline Daniels · 17 January 2018

Winter 2015 American Saver Now Available

Tammy G. Bruzon · 17 January 2018

Tip of the Day

  • Set aside your #taxrefund for unexpected repairs or emergency expenses http://bit.ly/2hTMMpt @AmericaSaves

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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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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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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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