5 Automatic Savings Opportunities That Are Often Overlooked

5 Automatic Savings Opportunities That Are Often Overlooked

Most of us understand that saving regularly is one of the simplest ways to reach our financial goals, but we don’t all take advantage of easy ways to automate our savings. As part of America Saves Week, we’ve devised a list of five automatic savings opportunities that are often overlooked. These go a step beyond mere automatic transfers from checking to savings. They’re easy, straight-forward ways to save money automatically that most of us don’t take advantage of yet, and they increase your chances of reaching your goals even faster.

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Cynthia Guyer Joins Global Dignity as Executive Director

Cynthia Guyer Joins Global Dignity as Executive Director

The Board of Global Dignity has announced the hiring of Cynthia Guyer as the organization’s first Executive Director. Before joining Global Dignity, Guyer was the founding Executive Director of the Portland Schools Foundation in Oregon, where she worked with the Board to organize and win six successive campaigns that together raised over $800 million in public funding for City and County public schools.

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Operation HOPE and Wells Fargo Launch Banking On Our Future Program at Turner Middle School

Operation HOPE and Wells Fargo Launch Banking On Our Future Program at Turner Middle School

Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group in Atlanta recently joined strategic partner Wells Fargo to host a special edition of the Banking On Our Future program at Turner Middle School in Douglas County, Georgia. A team of 45 Wells Fargo volunteers facilitated the curriculum to more than 375 students, introducing them to the language of money, incorporating Wells Fargo’s “Get Smart About Credit” simulation exercises into the Banking On Our Future curriculum.

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HOPE for the Unbanked: What SunTrust’s New Commitment for 200 HOPE Inside Locations could mean for you

HOPE for the Unbanked: What SunTrust’s New Commitment for 200 HOPE Inside Locations could mean for you

According to the 2015 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, 7 percent of households in the United States were unbanked in 2015, translating to approximately 9 million unbanked households. Moreover, 19.9 percent of U.S. households (24.5 million) was underbanked. Unbanked individuals can be defined as individuals who rely heavily on alternative financial services to acquire funding, rather than bank-related methods such as credit cards or loans.

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HOPE Business In A Box Academies Empower The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

HOPE Business In A Box Academies Empower The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

What if we could reconnect the power of aspiration with the power of education in our children’s lives? What if students in grades 4-12 could start a business for $50 to $500? Operation HOPE, Inc. is deploying financial literacy education and entrepreneurship training to students within a growing partnership network of local schools.

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Operation HOPE is the leading global provider of financial dignity education and economic empowerment programs for low-income or moderate-income youth, individuals and families in underserved communities.

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