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SaverLife is creating a podcast! The podcast will feature real people from across the country talking with SaverLife Financial Coach Saundra Davis about the financial issues they’re experiencing. We want to hear from you. We are looking for people who are willing to be open about their personal experiences. Sharing your story can help people…

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Lauren’s Story: Money Won’t Make You Happy

Meet Lauren, a mother of four daughters (including a two-month-old baby!) who lives with her husband in Conway, South Carolina. What do you and your husband do? My husband is a produce manager at our neighborhood market. I am current filing for disability. What did your upbringing teach you about finances? Money doesn’t grow on…

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Michael’s Story: Make Your Money Work For You

Meet Michael, a substance abuse counselor who lives in San Diego, California. What do you do? I’m a substance abuse counselor. I’ve been doing it for about two years now – midlife career change. Unfortunately, it’s one of the fastest growing professions in the US, which doesn’t bode well for us. What did your upbringing…

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Congratulations to the Winners of the #SavingsResolution Contest!

We asked members of the SaverLife community to share their savings resolutions, with a picture and the hashtag #SavingsResolution. Over two months, more than 400 of you submitted your stories. Every time you voted on other entries, you earned a sweepstakes entry; five sweepstakes participants were randomly selected to win $100. And three winners received $1,000, $500, and $250,…

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How to File Your Taxes for Free with IRS Free File

Hi, I’m Mike. I’m a tax expert with Intuit TurboTax. It’s tax season! It’s time to talk about some questions that are frequently asked by taxpayers. Today we’re going to talk about: How can I file for free? If you made $66,000 or less in 2018, you’re eligible to use free, IRS-sponsored programs to file…

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What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Hi, I’m Dirk. I’m a tax expert with Intuit’s TurboTax and I’m here today to talk to you about the Earned Income Tax Credit. What is the Earned Income Tax Credit? It’s a tax credit available for those who are low- and moderate-income families and the benefit varies depending on whether you have children or not. If you’re…

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Do I Need to File a Tax Return?

Hi, I’m Kasey, and I’m a tax expert here with Intuit’s TurboTax. I’m here today to talk about some frequently asked questions that many taxpayers have. Do I need to file? Not everyone is required to file a tax return every year. Generally, if your income doesn’t exceed certain thresholds, you don’t even have to file a return. The…

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Congratulations to the Winners of the #WhatImSavingFor Contest!

Starting on October 15, 2018, we asked you to share what motivates you to save, with a picture and the hashtag #WhatImSavingFor. Over two months, more than 650 of you submitted your stories. Every time you voted on other entries, you earned a sweepstakes entry; five sweepstakes participants were randomly selected to win $100. And three…

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