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New Partner Resource Packet: Turning Financial Literacy into Financial Action

Partnerships Partner Packet
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 31 March 2015

To help the people you serve save more successfully during tax season 2015, 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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ASW2015 ASW
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 25 March 2015

America Saves Week was wildly successful in 2015; over 1,200 organizations signed up to participate and #ASW2015 had over 67 million impressions. But this success story isn’t ours alone!

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Nonprofit and Government Groups Launch Campaign for a Secure Retirement

Retirement Press Release
Written by Katie Bryan · 19 March 2015

America Saves, ASEC, and WISER join Social Security Administration to promote retirement savings and my Social Security accounts

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Improving saving behaviors at tax time, online and in person

Tax Time Saving Tax Time
Written by Guest Blogger · 18 March 2015

By Meredith Covington, Project Director, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis

Saving for a rainy day or retirement can seem like a lofty goal if little or no money remains at the end of the month, and a 2015 study revealed over 40 percent of American households have insufficient funds to subsist at the poverty level if emergency expenses arise.

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Focus Group Results Show Young Adults Know It Is Important To Save But No One Is Showing Them How

Press Release
Written by Katie Bryan · 16 March 2015

Top ten findings from first-time youth workers about spending and saving

Last week, America Saves released a report of the top ten findings from focus groups with first-time youth workers regarding their saving and spending. Many of these youth completed the America Saves First-Time Worker program as part of their summer job. The America Saves initiative partners with Summer Youth Employment Programs (SYEP) to encourage young workers to set up direct deposit and save a portion of their paycheck.

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Annie Cromwell | March 13, 2014

    Your tax time bond will earn interest for up to 30 years. http://ow.ly/rrBJe

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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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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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Taking Steps toward Financial Fitness

Written by Tammy Greynolds | November 7, 2014

Nicky Vasquez learned about Virginia Saves when she attended her first class with Bank On Virginia Beach. The instructor shared how important it was to have a written savings goal, and the entire class joined Virginia Saves as the first step toward financial fitness.

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