Saver Stories

December 06, 2019
Buchi’s Story: Experiences Instead of Material Items

Meet Buchi, a self-employed bookkeeper who lives and works in San Francisco. What do you do? I’m disabled and I’m self-employed with bookkeeping. I do that on the side. It’s been good for these last 9-12 years. What did your upbringing teach you about finances? (laughs) Well, to manage money responsibly. Here in the US,…

November 20, 2019
Barbara’s Story: A Penny Found is a Penny Saved

Meet Barbara, a happy retired grandmother who lives in Eugene, Oregon. What do you do? Before I retired, I worked as a cashier and gas station attendant. I also volunteered a lot. I have five grandkids and they all live in Eugene. They’re 3, 5, 8, 9, and 11. There are two boys and three…

November 04, 2019
Andrew’s Story: The Pursuit of a Minimalist Lifestyle

Meet Andrew, a recent newlywed living in Daly City, CA with his wife and their 13-year old son. What do you do? I work for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission in the Water Resources Department. I’ve been at this position for a little over three years, but I’ve been with the company for over…

November 14, 2019
Brett’s Story: The Price of Debt

Meet Brett, a full-time student living in Indiana, Pennsylvania who’s pursuing his PhD degree. What do you d...