Savings Tips

All of us would like to see more pennies in our savings bank, as well as pay down our debt and create a comfortable nest egg for retirement. For your convenience, the ACFC has put together some resources to help you get started or enhance your money-saving.

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Careville Careville is a virtual town where you can look up information by topics of interest. Check out the Bank tips on saving money, personal finances, and money matters in different age groups.

Life Happens is an innovative online experience that provides guidance, information, and resources to help you work out a variety of life and work priorities, including career and money management. You can choose from a number of virtual "doorways" to find tips, recommendations, and suggestions on various topics of interest or concern.

Best of the Web Resources

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360 Degrees of Financial Literacy provides articles, online tools, and FAQs about finances, ranging from saving money to buy a home to paying for long-term care. The site also features an ask-the-expert feature called "Ask the Money Dr." offers rate comparison tools for mortgages and other loans, financial calculators, and educational materials.

Feed the Pig helps you to learn how to save money by breaking down complex financial issues into easy articles, savings tips, podcasts, and much more.

Kiplinger has detailed information on a variety of finance topics, including saving money, taxes, and retirement. is a website from the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission. Learn how to save and invest, protect, spend, and borrow money wisely.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) offers information on credit, buying a home, foreclosure prevention, and dealing with debt.