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19 Banks and Credit Unions Receive Designation of Savings Excellence

America Saves Week ASW2015 ASW
Written by Katie Bryan · 27 May 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.

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America Saves Celebrates a Successful 2015 National Savings Forum

National Savings Forum
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 22 May 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.

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Learning to #BuildCredit with America Saves

Credit History Credit Score Credit Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 19 May 2015

Last week, America Saves hosted a kick-off Twitter chat to celebrate the launch of our latest partner packet.

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Last Chance to Register for the National Savings Forum

National Savings Forum
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 18 May 2015

Don't miss the America Saves National Savings Forum this Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Washington, DC.

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National Savings Forum Featured Panel: Homeownership

Homeownership National Savings Forum
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 12 May 2015

For more than 70 years, homeownership was considered the cornerstone of the American Dream. Not only did it provide a sense of accomplishment, self-esteem, and pride, it was the most substantial and reliable source of savings for the typical American family.

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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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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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Learning to Save

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.

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