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America Saves Saver Survey Released

Real Savers Survey
Written by Katie Bryan · 01 April 2015

Each year, America Saves surveys those who have taken the America Saves Pledge to learn more about who these savers are, how much and what they are saving for, and how they feel about their savings. 

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New Partner Resource Packet: Turning Financial Literacy into Financial Action

Partnerships Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 31 March 2015

To help the people you serve save more successfully, and to promote the importance of savings throughout your footprint, we have put together this resource packet with you in mind.

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ASW2015 ASW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 25 March 2015

America Saves Week was wildly successful in 2015; over 1,200 organizations signed up to participate and #ASW2015 had over 67 million impressions. But this success story isn’t ours alone!

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Nonprofit and Government Groups Launch Campaign for a Secure Retirement

Retirement Press Release
Written by Katie Bryan · 19 March 2015

America Saves, ASEC, and WISER join Social Security Administration to promote retirement savings and my Social Security accounts

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Improving saving behaviors at tax time, online and in person

Tax Time Saving Tax Time
Written by Guest Blogger · 18 March 2015

By Meredith Covington, Project Director, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis

Saving for a rainy day or retirement can seem like a lofty goal if little or no money remains at the end of the month, and a 2015 study revealed over 40 percent of American households have insufficient funds to subsist at the poverty level if emergency expenses arise.

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Another Dream Realized

Written by Tammy Greynolds | November 7, 2014

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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Taking Steps toward Financial Fitness

Written by Tammy Greynolds | November 7, 2014

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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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.”

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