Stories

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 in a poor family,” Greg said. “There…

March 09, 2021
Meet Deirdre: A Mom of Six Saving for a Secure Future

Deirdre works in the data department at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She was selected as one of our 2020 Super Saver of the Year finalists. Deirdre didn’t plan on being a foster parent. But several years ago, an urgent circumstance arose with one of her coworkers, and she and her husband jumped in…

March 02, 2021
Meet Jennifer: A Mother Building Financial Security for Her Family

Jennifer is an accountant who lives with her family in Clearlake, Wisconsin. She was selected as one of our 2020 Super Saver of the Year finalists. After filing for bankruptcy, she is committed to creating a financially secure future for her family...

March 12, 2021
Paige’s Story: A School Counselor in the Making

Meet Paige, a full-time graduate student who lives with her family in Enfield, Connecticut. What are you studying in graduate school? My concentration is in school counseling and I’m super excited to finally graduate this May. After I earn my Maste...