Tori’s Story: Saving For A Rainy Day

Meet Tori, an internal communications specialist for a credit union who lives in Seattle, WA. What’s it like where you live? I’ve been in Seattle for just over three years and I love the nature and outdoorsy lifestyle that’s available here. Being so close to the mountains and water always inspires me. I have my…

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Buchi’s Story: Experiences Instead of Material Items

Headshot of an African-American man in a professional studio who wearing a yellow polo and smiling

Meet Buchi, a self-employed bookkeeper who lives and works in San Francisco. What do you do? I’m disabled and I’m self-employed with bookkeeping. I do that on the side. It’s been good for these last 9-12 years. What did your upbringing teach you about finances? (laughs) Well, to manage money responsibly. Here in the US,…

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Congratulations to the Winners of the #SavingsResolution Contest!

We asked members of the SaverLife community to share their savings resolutions, with a picture and the hashtag #SavingsResolution. Over two months, more than 400 of you submitted your stories. Every time you voted on other entries, you earned a sweepstakes entry; five sweepstakes participants were randomly selected to win $100. And three winners received $1,000, $500, and $250,…

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Meet Your Fellow Savers

At the beginning of your journey with SaverLife, we asked you about your goals. Here’s what you and your fellow savers said! EARN Savers have big goals! YES, we do! (I’m saving too!) I’m not at all surprised that housing is at the top of our “goals” list. That makes perfect sense! Buying a home…

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SaverLife’s Top 5 Tips for Saving Money

We’ve heard so much great feedback from the SaverLife Community on money hacks they use to stretch their dollars and meet their savings goals. Let’s take a look at some of the top money-saving strategies that Savers have shared: 1. Negotiating with Bill Companies “For our medical bills, we got payments reduced by hospital and…

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How to Get Back on Track After a Financial Emergency

Let’s talk about what to do when the emergency hits. We aren’t trying to bum you out, but the fact is, we are all likely to have a financial shock. What happens when you have to use your emergency fund? First, pat yourself on the back for having the funds, and then strategize. Using your…

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