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National Consumer Protection Week 2015

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Written by Guest Blogger · 03 March 2015

National Consumer Protection Week 2015 takes place March 1-7. Go to ncpw.gov to find consumer tips and free materials from government and private organizations. Be an informed consumer; avoid scams and fraud!

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Thank You For Participating in America Saves Week!

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Written by Katie Bryan · 02 March 2015

Another America Saves Week is in the books and we wanted to take this opportunity to sincerely thank all of you for encouraging your members, constituents, and others to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. Because of your work, thousands of Americans will live more financially secure lives.

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ASW2015 Savings Focus: Save for Emergencies

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 28 February 2015

It’s the last day of America Saves Week, and we want to make sure that you’re covered for emergencies when life happens – not IF it happens.

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ASW2015 Savings Focus: Save for Retirement

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 27 February 2015

It’s day 5 of America Saves Week, and we are shining light on the methods an benefits of saving for retirement.

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ASW2015 Savings Focus: Saving Automatically

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 26 February 2015

Can you believe we waited until day 4 of America Saves Week to zoom in on automating savings habits?!

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Coping with a Lost Job

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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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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