Stories

January 21, 2021
Ramona’s Story: Fostering Change in Her Community

Meet Ramona, a full-time small business owner who lives in South Bronx, New York. Tell me about yourself. I’m a first-generation graduate with a Master’s degree. Right now, it’s just myself and my pets and we live in public housing. I’ve been living in public housing for four and a half years now. When the…

January 05, 2021
Gabe and Melanie’s Story: The Book-Cataloging, Animal-Rescuing, Debt-Free Duo

Meet Gabe and Melanie, a book-selling couple who lives with their two kids in Sand Lake, Michigan. What’s it like in your household? Melanie: We’ve lived in our old farmhouse in a rural community since 1994. Right now, our two college-aged kids live with us because they’re going to school remotely. One goes to the…

December 16, 2020
Meet Our Super Saver Grand Prize Winner!

Tara is our first ever Super Saver winner. Tara lives in Roselle Park, New Jersey and has been a dedicated SaverLife member for two years. Tara is one of SaverLife’s most engaged members, and we’re grateful to have her as part of our community. What’s your history with personal finance? I grew up with not…

December 15, 2020
Christy’s Story: Grandparents are the Gifts That Keep on Giving

Meet Christy, the director of nursing at a nursing home who lives with her husband and three daughters in South Carolina. What’s your household like these days? With daughters, it’s tears and laughter and glitter 24/7. Things have certainly been di...

December 25, 2020
Catching Up With Derkisha, Our 2019 Story Contest Winner

“When I think about the future, I feel strong and empowered.“ We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Derkisha, our 2019 $5,000 Tax Time Grand Prize Winner. She had some big news to share! Here’s what she had to say: When...