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Written by Administrator2 | January 9, 2014
Fourth saving strategy: Save automatically through a monthly transfer from checking to savings http://ow.ly/sj3vP
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Written by Madeline Daniels and Susan Grant | July 26, 2016
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.Read more...
Written by Madeline Daniels | July 26, 2016
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.Read more...
Written by Madeline Daniels | July 20, 2016
Over one-third of American households carry their credit card balances forward every month, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. It’s no wonder that getting out of debt is the third most common goal among savers who took the America Saves pledge to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.Read more...