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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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  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 12, 2013

    Use your #tax refund when a repair bill, medical emergency or other unexpected expense comes along. http://ow.ly/e7ClM

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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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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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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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