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Written by Katie Bryan | May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 19 banks and credit unions received the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence, a new designation from America Saves that recognizes banks and credit unions that went above and beyond to encourage people to save money during America Saves Week. This is the first year America Saves has offered the Designation.Read more...
Written by Tammy Greynolds | May 22, 2015
On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, America Saves hosted the 2015 National Savings Forum in Washington, DC. The event was an opportunity for leaders, advocates, and practitioners to come together to talk about the importance of saving money, especially for low-income families and millennials.Read more...
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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.Read more...