Catching Up With Derkisha, Our 2019 Story Contest Winner

“When I think about the future, I feel strong and empowered.“ We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Derkisha, our 2019 $5,000 Tax Time Grand Prize Winner. She had some big news to share! Here’s what she had to say: When I think about the future, I feel strong and empowered. It wasn’t…

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Meet Our Super Saver Grand Prize Winner!

Tara is our first ever Super Saver winner. Tara lives in Roselle Park, New Jersey and has been a dedicated SaverLife member for two years. Tara is one of SaverLife’s most engaged members, and we’re grateful to have her as part of our community. What’s your history with personal finance? I grew up with not…

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Christy’s Story: Grandparents are the Gifts That Keep on Giving

Meet Christy, the director of nursing at a nursing home who lives with her husband and three daughters in South Carolina. What’s your household like these days? With daughters, it’s tears and laughter and glitter 24/7. Things have certainly been different since the girls started virtual school, but we’re getting used to it. On a…

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Monica’s Story: Reaching Out to her Community

Meet Monica, an Outreach Specialist who lives with her three children in San Francisco. How’s your family holding up with all the COVID-19 restrictions? My youngest daughter just graduated from high school this summer and she’s attending City College of San Francisco. All her classes are on Zoom, which is very different for a lot…

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Jason’s Story: Big Dreams of Giving Back to the Community

Meet Jason, a student who’s pursuing an A.A. in Fine Arts from the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI). How are your college classes? We start in-person classes in January, so I’m looking forward to that. All my classes are online right now, which isn’t too bad. It helps that my generation is pretty good…

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Heather’s Story: Helping Her Community Deal With COVID-19

Meet Heather, a hospice nurse who lives with her husband and two girls in Colchester, Vermont. Tell me about your job. I’m a registered nurse (RN) at Bayada Hospice, where we support five counties in the state of Vermont. Right now, I have 12-18 clients of my own. While I’m thankful for a steady job…

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