Written by Katie Bryan · 11 March 2015

Thinking and Acting Like a Saver

Saving for a Large Purchase

Information About Credit Scores

Financial Literacy in College

Pay Day 101: Real Students - Real Stories - Real Success. Get Certified with Plan2Achieve, organized by the Economic Awareness Council, Young Illinois Saves, and other partners; qualify for free bank accounts, savings incentives, scholarship opportunities, and more. Young Illinois Saves is a statewide, collaborative, campaign to increase teen and young adult saving and financial literacy. The Young Illinois Saves coalition is chaired by the Economic Awareness Council.

Set a Goal and Save with Philadelphia Saves

Teens: What Should You Look For in a Bank Account?

Whether it is $1, $2, or more it is important to pay yourself first

Savings is not that hard it is really a matter of distinguishing our wants from our needs

Fall Coordinators Meeting 2015

Written by Katie Bryan · 02 March 2015

Friday October 23
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Coordinators Dinner
Thursday October 22
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Coordinators Meeting
Friday October 23
Investment Company Institute
1401 H Street NW, Washington DC, 12th Floor
9:30am to 3:30pm

Desarrolle un Plan: Cómo Ahorrar Dinero

Written by Katie Bryan · 20 February 2015


Haga la Promesa de America Saves

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 20 February 2015

Cómo Encontrar Dinero para Ahorrar

Written by Katie Bryan · 13 February 2015

Si está buscando comenzar a ahorrar, aquí le presentamos algunas maneras fáciles para establecer sus riquezas o patrimonio todos los días. Asegúrese de buscar los demás recursos que nosotros le ofrecemos para ayudarle a establecer su camino para lograr sus metas financieras.


Ahorro Mensual

Ahorro Anual

  1. Ahorre todos los días 50 centavos en cambio suelto



  1. Reduzca el consumo de soda por un litro a la semana



  1. En el trabajo, sustituya un café por 1 “capuccino” 



  1. Traiga su almuerzo al trabajo (ahorros estimados de $3 por cada día)



  1. Al mes, coma 2 veces menos fuera de la casa 



  1. Al mes, tome prestado un libro en vez de comprarlo



  1. Compare los precios de la gasolina (ahorros estimados de 25 centavos por galón)



  1. Mantenga el mínimo requerido en su cuenta de cheques para evitar pagar cuotas



  1. Escriba un cheque sin fondo menos al mes



  1. Pague a tiempo su cuenta de tarjeta de crédito para evitar pagar cuotas



  1. Salde $1,000 de una deuda de cuenta de tarjeta de crédito, reduciendo los intereses que paga






Tip of the Day

  • Written by Administrator2 | January 11, 2014

    Save your loose change. Putting aside fifty cents a day over the course of a year will allow you to save nearly 40% of a $500 emergency fund. http://ow.ly/sj972 

Saver Stories View all »

Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”


Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

Written by Great Lakes Michigan Saves | April 19, 2016

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.


Challenging Herself to Save

Written by Sara Cooper | April 15, 2014

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.