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5 Easy Ways to Get Involved in America Saves Week and Save Successfully

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager. America Saves Week February 25 – March 2, 2013 is chance for individuals to assess their own saving status and take financial action. Studies reveal that having a savings plan with specific goals can have beneficial financial effects, even for lower-income families. Here are 5...

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Survey Finds More than 75% of Americans are at Financial Risk

by Judith Cohart, President Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation (PFEEF) Just completed research from the non-profit Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation™ reveals that as many as 32% of Americans may be seriously in debt. This severe level of financial stress not only impacts their productivity at work, but also may...

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Will You Build The Next Great Personal Finance App?

by Nick Maynard, Director of Innovation, D2D Fund The Financial Capability Development (FinCapDev) Competition is a nationwide competition administered by the Doorways to Dreams Fund (D2D) and the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI). It encourages and facilitates the development of innovative, fully-functional and market-ready mobile apps to increase consumers’...

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5 Resolutions to Get You Saving in the New Year

As the end of 2012 quickly approaches, make sure to give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving your New Year’s resolution. You may discover that you have debt you need to pay down or that you are ready to take the next step in...

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AFCPE Strategic Planning Feedback: Question 3

AFCPE is preparing for an intense strategic planning retreat in January 2013 with a large group of Staff, Board and leaders from the organization to represent a wide variety of our membership. We will answer important questions such as “Why do we exist? What will our organizational identity and focus...

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AFCPE Strategic Planning Feedback: Question 4

AFCPE is preparing for an intense strategic planning retreat in January 2013 with a large group of Staff, Board and leaders from the organization to represent a wide variety of our membership. We will answer important questions such as “Why do we exist? What will our organizational identity and focus...

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AFCPE Strategic Planning Feedback: Question 2

AFCPE is preparing for an intense strategic planning retreat in January 2013 with a large group of Staff, Board and leaders from the organization to represent a wide variety of our membership. We will answer important questions such as “Why do we exist? What will our organizational identity and focus...

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AFCPE Strategic Planning Feedback: Question 1

AFCPE is preparing for an intense strategic planning retreat in January 2013 with a large group of Staff, Board and leaders from the organization to represent a wide variety of our membership. We will answer important questions such as “Why do we exist? What will our organizational identity and focus...

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CFPB Consumer Complaints

Today the CFPB unveiled a data base consumers can use to track consumer complaints against credit cards. This tool will help consumers make responsible decisions about selecting and keeping credit cards. Consumer advocates are calling this a good first step as they ask that consumers get even more information about...

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What’s The Deal with Prepaid Cards?

We've issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to ask for input from consumers, industry, and others about prepaid cards and their impact on the market. The prepaid card market is growing rapidly. As this market expands, we want to make sure consumers have information about prepaid cards so they...

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Financial Education Materials in Spanish

The local Cargill Meat Solutions Plant has a workforce of about 500 people – 80% are Hispanic. With some of the United Way money for financial education I would like to contribute at least 12 financial books to the Cargill Plant’s lending library for their staff. I would like 75%...

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Foreclosure Updates

This might be of interest to those who work with clients dealing with foreclosure concerns, including those who work with affected military service members and their families. A few articles about significant developments that have occurred over the last several months: • Wall Street Journal - Banks Face $17 Billion...

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