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Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 October 2014

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Volume 14, Issue 3 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published. 

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New Partner Resource Packet: 'Tis the Season to Be Saving

Holiday Family Savings Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 20 October 2014

To help the people you serve save more successfully this winter, 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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National Save for Retirement Week 2014

Retirement Personal Savings NS4RW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 16 October 2014

The eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), taking place next week, October 19th – 25th, provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach them.

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How Local Saves Campaigns Get Involved in America Saves Week

America Saves Week Local Campaigns ASW2015 ASW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 15 October 2014

America Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior to their members, constituents, partners, and employees. The week presents an avenue for organizations to encourage, support, and motivate individuals to reduce debt, set goals, create a plan, and save money.

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Identity Theft in a Digital Age: Deter, Detect, Defend.

Credit Identity Theft Identity Fraud
Written by Guest Blogger · 14 October 2014

By Daniel Boylan, Instructor of Finance, Ball State University

Transunion reports that approximately 19 people become victims of identity theft every minute.

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 22, 2013

    Helping yourself & your family #save successfully for the future should be at the top of your resolution list

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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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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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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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