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  • Written by Katie Bryan | November 18, 2013

    Save for #presents rather than relying on #credit http://ow.ly/pV4nN

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  • Introducing the #FridayFive

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 11, 2014

    Do you follow @AmericaSaves on Twitter? If not, it’s likely you’ve missed out on some great articles or blog posts from the past week related to personal finance, savings, or news from America Saves and its campaigns. ICYMI, we share with you each Friday the top five pieces that highlight important topics for savers and partnering organizations.

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  • National Savings Forum Video Highlights

    Written by Tammy Greynolds | July 10, 2014

    On May 21st, America Saves hosted the 2014 National Savings Forum. Read more...

  • Celebrate Military Consumer Protection Day!

    Written by Guest Blogger | July 9, 2014

    The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog.  Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

    By Carol Kando-Pineda, Federal Trade Commission

    Frequent relocation, separation from family and friends along with the stresses of deployment can make military households an attractive target for scam artists. So the Federal Trade Commission teamed up with the Department of Defense, the CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs and Military Saves to sponsor Military Consumer, a campaign to empower the military and veterans communities with tips and tools to be informed consumers. Why? Because information is the first line of defense against fraud.

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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.

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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.

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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

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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