Stories

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 cook. During the past few years, I got…

April 01, 2021
Courtney’s Story: Pursuing the F.I.R.E. Lifestyle

Meet Courtney, a Membership & Business Development Director for a Chamber of Commerce who lives in Connecticut What’s your profession? I’m the Membership & Business Development Director for a local Chamber of Commerce here in Connecticut. What does your day-to-day look like? It’s pretty standard these days. I wake up, go to work, then go…

March 25, 2021
Greg’s Story: A Veteran Planning for the Future

Greg is a veteran who lives in Danville, NY and works for the New York Army National Guard. He was selected as one of our 2020 Super Saver of the Year finalists. However, when he was growing up, savings was not a topic of conversation. “I grew up i...

April 29, 2021
Rashala’s Story: Saving Money For Her Daughter

Meet Rashala, a Youth Development Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club for America who lives with her daughter in Tennessee. Tell me about your job. During the pandemic, we’ve been focusing more on virtual learning. For my role, we’re that means...