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Will I receive a stimulus check?

By Tania Brown | April 3, 2020

How does the stimulus check work? The coronavirus stimulus check is an advance on a 2020 tax credit. This means if you do not get a check in 2020, you may be able to claim the tax credit next year. The IRS calls this check an “economic impact payment.” The amount you get will be…

I just paid off a house that I got on land contract. How do I add it to my credit report?

By Saundra Davis | April 2, 2020

Submitted by Renee K. This is a great question. Before your question, no one has ever asked me about this, so thank you for letting me get this info out! I consulted with my friend and colleague Tina Marie, who knows a lot about land contracts. What’s a land contract? A land contract is an…

Jonathan’s Story: A Furniture Artist Copes with the COVID-19 Lockdown

By SaverLife | April 1, 2020

Meet Jonathan, an entrepreneur who hopes to open his own shop with his partner in Akron, OH. What’s your living situation like? My partner and I are currently renting to own a house. I’ve lived in Ohio my whole life. It’s a little bit of a quiet farm town. Has the coronavirus impacted your ability…

Should I itemize my deductions or take the standard deduction?

By Linda Jacob | March 28, 2020

The goal of deductions is to lower the amount of taxable income the IRS will use when calculating the amount of tax you owe. The decision of whether to itemize your deductions or take the standard deduction comes down to one question. Which deduction is bigger and will lower your tax burden more? Currently, the…

Kimm’s Story: Surviving the Coronavirus Lockdown

By SaverLife | March 25, 2020

Meet Kimm, a hairdresser who lives with her children and granddaughter in Houston, Texas. Who’s in your family? Me, my kids, and my granddaughter. What do you do? Before the coronavirus hit, I was a hairdresser. That’s my life. I’ve been doing that for over 17 years. But I haven’t had an appointment for the…

Revisiting Our $5,000 Grand Prize Winner, One Year Later

By SaverLife | March 24, 2020

Derkisha is a SaverLife member, a nursing school student, and a mother of five. Last year she pledged to save her tax refund with SaverLife and won our $5,000 grand prize. We followed up with her to see how her life has changed in the past year. What’ve you been up to this past year?…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Save!

By SaverLife | March 23, 2020

Introducing the Race to 100! If the name sounds familiar, that’s because it should remind you of a similar savings challenge we ran during the holiday season. We put out a survey and many of our members said they’d want a Race to 100 as our next savings challenge. We heard you all loud and…

How much should I save before I buy a house?

By James Mwombela | March 22, 2020

Buying a home is a big life decision. One of the questions that will come up is how much you should save before starting the home buying process. Here’s how to answer that question. Buying vs. renting a home The first step is to make sure that you’re buying a home for the right reasons.…

Garry’s Story: Make a Dollar, Keep a Dollar, Give a Dollar

By SaverLife | March 22, 2020

Meet Garry, a recent Howard University graduate who runs a freelance photography and videography business in Washington, D.C. Where’s home for you? I’ve been living in Washington, D.C. since 2015, but I’m originally from North Carolina. I went to Howard University for film school, where my sister was already getting her Master’s in Film. What’s…

Help if You’re Struggling to Pay Bills During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Tania Brown | March 21, 2020

A few months ago, I didn’t even know how to pronounce coronavirus (COVID-19), and couldn’t have imagined how quickly our world would change. Now it’s part of our daily vocabulary and has impacted every area of our economy. If you are affected by the crisis, first, I am so sorry. Although it may feel like…

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"I hadn't been shown how to save, and it wasn't part of my life before. I had feelings of shame and guilt, not knowing how to do this. Now I know it's not as hard as I thought."

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"The rewards were very motivating. It helps you develop good financial habits early on."

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