Saver Stories

March 25, 2020
Kimm’s Story: Surviving the Coronavirus Lockdown

Meet Kimm, a hairdresser who lives with her children and granddaughter in Houston, Texas. Who’s in your family? Me, my kids, and my granddaughter. What do you do? Before the coronavirus hit, I was a hairdresser. That’s my life. I’ve been doing that for over 17 years. But I haven’t had an appointment for the…

March 24, 2020
Revisiting Our $5,000 Grand Prize Winner, One Year Later

Derkisha is a SaverLife member, a nursing school student, and a mother of five. Last year she pledged to save her tax refund with SaverLife and won our $5,000 grand prize. We followed up with her to see how her life has changed in the past year. What’ve you been up to this past year?…

March 14, 2020
Lucinda’s Story: Sweepstakes Savvy & Smart About Money

Meet Lucinda, a veteran restaurant server who lives with her husband in Tucson, Arizona. What’s it like where you live? It’s nice and sunny here in Tucson. I’ve been there all my life. It’s just got that good hometown feel. People are nice, friendly, and helpful. What do you do? I’m a restaurant server. I’ve…

March 10, 2020
Felicia’s Story: Can’t Spend It If You Can’t See It

Meet Felicia*, an Administrative Assistant who lives with her boyfriend in Massachusetts. What’s your home life like? My boyfriend and I are currently renting an apartment together. It’s been really good! We both have similar working hours, and we ...

March 22, 2020
Garry’s Story: Make a Dollar, Keep a Dollar, Give a Dollar

Meet Garry, a recent Howard University graduate who runs a freelance photography and videography business in Washington, D.C. Where’s home for you? I’ve been living in Washington, D.C. since 2015, but I’m originally from North Carolina. I went to H...