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National Savings Forum Featured Panel: Workplace Savings

National Savings Forum
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 24 April 2015

Workplace savings has been a focus of America Saves since the launch of the campaign over ten years ago. There are compelling reasons for this.

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Four Ways to Get Money Smart

Money Smart Week Personal Savings
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 April 2015

Merry Money Smart Week! America Saves Week might be over for 2015, but your journey towards becoming a successful saver is just catching its stride. Take advantage of the fun and informative events and activities taking place digitally and across the nation.

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Highlights from the Spring 2015 Campaign Coordinators Meeting

Coordinators Spring Meeting
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 16 April 2015

On Wednesday, April 15, America Saves welcomed Campaign Coordinators from across the country to convene for the 2015 Spring Coordinators Meeting. The group met at the Investment Company Institute in downtown Washington D.C.

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First State Saves Celebrates National Financial Literacy Month

Local Campaigns Financial Literacy Month
Written by Guest Blogger · 13 April 2015

by Quadia Muhammad, Program Director, Delaware Financial Literacy Institute

To celebrate National Financial Literacy Month, which is commemorated during the month of April, the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute (DFLI), the coordinators of First State Saves, encourages Delawareans to build their savings and not their debt.

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Don't Miss the #FinLitChat Tips!

Financial Literacy Month Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 10 April 2015

This week, America Saves hosted our very first kick-off Twitter chat in support of both the release of our latest partner packet and of National Financial Literacy Month.

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Starting Over

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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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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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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