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General: Strategy-pay off debt

Written by Administrator2 · 06 January 2014

First saving strategy: Pay off high-cost debt http://ow.ly/sj3vP

Holiday: Decide how much to spend

Written by Katie Bryan · 23 December 2013

Tip to Save During the Holidays: Decide how much you can spend. http://ow.ly/pX9nu via @Bankrate

General: .50 a day

Written by Katie Bryan · 21 December 2013

Putting aside fifty cents a day will allow you to #save nearly $500. 

Holidays: Family resolutions

Written by Katie Bryan · 22 December 2013

Helping yourself & your family #save successfully for the future should be at the top of your resolution list

Holidays: Set Expectations

Written by Katie Bryan · 20 December 2013

Setting reasonable expectations can help keep your #holiday festivities #frugal! http://ow.ly/COTJP

Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 25, 2013

    Tip to #save when shopping: You can #save more than 10% by comparing prices at different stores.

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Jump-Starting a Financial Makeover

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.


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.


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.”