Budgeting Sucks: Here’s How to Make It Suck Less

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Have you always wanted to budget but worry about the commitment and effort involved?  Luckily, there are strategies that not only simplify the process and take much of the suckiness out of the budgeting process but also make it fun!  What is budgeting?  Budgeting is all about making sure you have the funds available to…

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Try a 30 Day Money Saving Challenge To See What You Can Save

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When some people think of saving, they imagine grueling self-sacrifice—or “pinching pennies until it hurts.” But who wants to punish themselves when saving can be fun and simple?  It can be hard to kick-start a habit of saving, but it can also be rewarding and gartifying. Plus, your future self will thank you.  If you’re…

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The myth of voter fraud and the real truth about voting

A friendly reminder that Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Your vote is your voice. And when you vote, you help create and nurture a better society. People in your community are going to be voting. Are you going to be one of them? And because there is always room for misinformation, myths, and…

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How Voting Affects Your Future Finances

A friendly reminder that Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. SaverLife’s mission is to create prosperity by helping you save and invest in your future. As you save, it’s important to know that policies, laws, and other systemic barriers can impact your financial security. The Importance of Voting: Why Should We Vote? The main…

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First time voting tips: How to vote properly by making a voting plan

A friendly reminder that Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Everyone knows why voting is important. Your vote is your voice. Issues and candidates you elect can directly impact your financial security — and sometimes, help dismantle systemic barriers. Voting is one of the most important ways you can influence policies and laws and…

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Black History Month: Breaking Barriers to Build Black Wealth

This Black History Month, we are highlighting Black financial leaders who have broken barriers to create a more equitable future. We will also explore aspects of the racial wealth gap. Throughout history, Black people have faced systemic barriers to building generational wealth that prevented Black families from achieving financial security. Despite limited access to financial…

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How to get legal help this tax season

There are so many tax time-related acronyms that it can be tough to keep track of everything. Whether you’re looking for free tax help or legal assistance to deal with the IRS, here are two resources you may find useful: VITA sites can help you file your taxes, while LITCs can help you with legal…

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Build Back Better: 7 Ways It Could Have Helped in 2022—and Beyond

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We’re disheartened to hear that talks of the Build Back Better Act (BBB) have stalled for now. While Congress continues to debate the specifics, there’s one thing we can all agree on: investing in our communities is good for everyone. At SaverLife, we believe that everyone deserves to have equitable opportunities to build financial security…

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