Cleveland Saves

Welcome to Cleveland Saves, a project of Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland, with a mission of helping families achieve, preserve, and sustain the dream of homeownership.

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As the first of the America Saves campaigns, Cleveland Saves provides a free road map to saving for a home, education, emergencies, transportation, or anything that is important to a Saver. We offer prizes and host contests on occasion. Check back with us soon!

Across Northeast Ohio, people just like you are proving you can start small, and think big. There are dozens of ways to save money, claim tax credits, and receive help if you need it. After all, you’ve earned it, now save it. Cleveland Savers are setting financial goals, tracking their spending and taking control of their financial future. We provide you with the platform and strategies, you get the rewards. And the best part…It’s FREE! So don’t wait any longer…enroll in Cleveland Saves today!

As a member of Cleveland Saves, you will get savings tips, news about products, services, and events, and the latest information on asset building. Did we mention this service is FREE?

Savings Strategies:

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:


Contact Us

Nichole Pulley 
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Executive Assistant


Our Partners

Cleveland Saves Working Group

  • Patricia Tomko (Chair), Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • John Collier (Vice Chair), Ameriprise Financial
  • Kim Hood, Eaton Corporation
  • LaToya Smith, Fifth Third Bank

Our Funding Partners

Our Financial Institution Partners

Our Service Provider Partners

Interested in working with Cleveland Saves? Contact Nichole Pulley at Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland.

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  • Don’t be bamboozled by these fast growing consumer cons

    The Consumer Federation of America and North American Consumer Protection Investigators recently released the top 10 consumer complaints state and local consumer protection agencies around the country received in 2015.

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  • Top 10 consumer problems of 2015

    Have you ever received an unexpected call from the IRS, a utility company, or tech support demanding immediate payment or your personal information? “Don’t assume that it’s true,” says Susan Grant, director of consumer protection and privacy at the Consumer Federation of America (CFA). Imposter scams were the fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to a just-released annual survey report from CFA and the North American Consumer Protection Investigators.

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  • Celebrate Americans with Disabilities Day by opening an ABLE account

    It’s Americans with Disabilities Day, and there’s plenty to celebrate this year as we welcome new ABLE accounts.

    Created by the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, ABLE accounts provide a savings opportunity for Americans with disabilities and their families. Individuals can save to these accounts without losing eligibility for critical benefits such as healthcare or Supplemental Security Income.

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Cleveland Saves


Read the Newsletter

Volume 15, Issue 4 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published.

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Partner Resource Packet

Want to share savings messages?

Our Partner Resources Packets include a guest post, social media content, and more.

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Tip of the Day

  • Never purchase expensive items on impulse. Think over each expensive purchase for at least 24 hours. Acting on this principle will mean you have far fewer regrets about impulse purchases, and far more money for emergency savings. http://ow.ly/sj972

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Saver Stories View all »

Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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Learning to Save

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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Challenging Herself to Save

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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