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Written by Katie Bryan · 29 January 2015

#ImSavingFor Contest

Written by Katie Bryan · 26 January 2015

We all know it’s important to save money, it’s actually finding the money to save that’s the tricky part. But having a savings plan makes it twice as likely you’ll save successfully for things like emergencies and retirement. So take the first step in your savings journey today and win big, whether you get the grand prize or not!

*Click here for full official rules.

Parents, Take the America Saves Pledge

Written by Katie Bryan · 07 October 2014

Your kids soak up every financial move you make. Make savings a habit—and tell your kids. They’ll pick up the habit from you. And it doesn’t stop there.

Turbo Tax Page

Written by Katie Bryan · 11 December 2014

This is where the form will live for the Turbo Tax Pledge. 

2014 Savings Forum Resources

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon · 04 August 2014

 


Why Save? Behavioral Economics and its Implications for Savings?

http://us.macmillan.com/theassetsperspective/ReidCramer/ (Chapter 8)

http://www.ideas42.org/beta/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/the-financial-health-check-a-behavioral-approach-to-financial-coaching/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/small-changes-real-impact-applying-behavioral-econonomics-in-asset-building-programs/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/applying-behavioral-economics-to-improve-microsavings-outcomes/

Business Models for the LMI Market

http://www.americasaves.org/images/asweek2014releasefinal.pdf

http://www.consumerfed.org/pdfs/Studies.CFA-CFPBoardReport7.23.12.pdf

http://www.fdic.gov/householdsurvey/2013_afsaddendum_web.pdf/

http://filene.org/research/incubator-products/

http://filene.org/research/report/microloan-feasibility-study/

http://www.realsolutions.coop/

http://cdcu.coop/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/borrow-and-save-final-july-30-2013.pdf/

http://www.cdcu.coop/initiatives/responsible-products-and-services/alternatives-to-predatory-products/

Government Interventions & Innovations: How Public Policy Fosters Savings, From Youth to Retirement

http://www.miamigov.com/accessmiamijobs/

http://www.miamifec.com/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/mobile-devices/2014-preface.htm/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/communitydev/older-adults.htm/

 


 


 

 

 

 

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 19, 2013

    Keep #holiday #debt in check by setting a #savings plan & sticking to it! http://ow.ly/COU1y

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Learning to Save

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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The Gift of Homeownership

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | August 5, 2015

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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