Stories

July 27, 2021
Dress For Success + SaverLife = A Winning Combination

Meet Naomi, a nonprofit employee using Dress for Success & SaverLife to save. Anondale, VA Naomi didn’t learn much about money management when she was growing up. A few years ago, after surviving serious medical issues and parting ways with her husband, she decided to take control of her finances.  Naomi’s goal this year is…

June 16, 2021
Tiffany’s Story: Leaving a Legacy for her Family

Meet Tiffany, a multi-business entrepreneur who lives in New York. Tell me about the work you do. Well, I’m disabled, but I don’t let that get the best of me. In fact, right now I run four businesses: childcare services, Legalshield, Herbalife, and Blast Ave with my business partner, Helen. I want to buy a…

May 13, 2021
Edna’s Story: Debt-Free Since 2017

Meet Edna, a speech pathologist who lives with her daughter in Las Vegas, Nevada. Did the pandemic impact you? I’m a self-employed speech pathologist. Fortunately, I wasn’t financially affected by the pandemic. If anything, my business grew. I attribute that to running my business on the leaner side before COVID. Initially, there was a month…

May 06, 2021
Cheranda’s Story: Celebrating Sobriety and Achieving her Financial Goals

Cheranda is an Assistant Operations Manager at a local grocery store in Portland, Oregon. How have you been? I’m 42, and this past Monday, I’ve been sober for seven years. In June, I’ll have been at my job for six years. I started off as a prep coo...

June 14, 2021
Mercedes’s Story: Changing her Students’ Lives

Meet Mercedes, a high school special education teacher who lives in Bridgeport, CT. Tell me about your profession. Well, I originally didn’t plan to be a teacher. A few years back, I completed a year with AmeriCorps. I loved the opportunity to be t...