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Inversant Success Story: Bryan Guzman

Inversant Success Story: Bryan Guzman

For Boston University student Bryan Guzman, attending college was the ultimate way to repay his parents.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/20/2015

FUEL Education News Success Story Meet Our Savers stlcollegekids

Saver Spotlight: The Paredes Family

Saver Spotlight: The Paredes Family

Imelda and Elias Paredes have big dreams for their children. Kindergarten to College is helping to make those dreams a reality.

By: Claire Sorrenson
02/02/2015

News Children's Savings Accounts Meet Our Savers K2C

Delivering the First Debt Free Generation

Delivering the First Debt Free Generation

Elliot Rodriguez, a Credit Do Student Saver and 8th grader, is creating a working and saving roadmap to college thanks to Credit Do. Watch his interview!

By: Chris Avila Hübschmann
11/26/2014

Credit Do News Meet Our Savers

Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Meet Miguel, a second-grader at Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School in the Bronx.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/09/2014

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Saver Spotlight: Nasia

Saver Spotlight: Nasia

Meet Nasia Ortega, a first grader at New Traditions Elementary School and the proud holder of a K2C savings account.

By: Claire Sorrenson
08/22/2014

News Meet Our Savers K2C

Keeping the Promise: How the Children’s Aid Society is ramping up its College Savers Program

Keeping the Promise: How the Children’s Aid Society is ramping up its College Savers Program

As the Children’s Aid Society enters the second year of its College Savers Program, we caught up with Ilana Zimmerman, Director of Financial Empowerment Initiatives, about an exciting new savings incentive, a touching story of mentorship from football star Justin Tuck, and more.


08/12/2014

News Latest in Policy Meet Our Savers Children's Aid Society

Saver Spotlight: Edgar

Saver Spotlight: Edgar

Edgar shares how College Track's College Savings Program enabled him to attend Sacramento State.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/28/2014

News College Track Meet Our Savers

SF Savers: K2C Program “Ideal” Way to Start Saving for Elise and Her Son Max

SF Savers: K2C Program “Ideal” Way to Start Saving for Elise and Her Son Max

Meet K2C saver Max, a kindergartener who loves learning Mandarin at the Chinese Immersion Elementary School in De Avila.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/25/2014

News K2C Meet Our Savers

Saver Spotlight: Jeffrey

Saver Spotlight: Jeffrey

Jeffrey tells his story of how College Track's savings program made college possible for him and his family.


03/18/2014

College Track Meet Our Savers News

SF Savers: Isaac’s Savings Account is “A Stepping Stone. It’s a Cool Little Start.”

SF Savers: Isaac’s Savings Account is “A Stepping Stone. It’s a Cool Little Start.”

Meet K2C saver Isaac, a kindergartner at Alamo Elementary School who loves taekwando and soccer.

By: Claire Sorrenson
11/13/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C News

SF Savers: A Piggy Bank Helps Chanel Learn the Value of Saving Early

SF Savers: A Piggy Bank Helps Chanel Learn the Value of Saving Early

Meet K2C saver Chanel McNeilly, a kindergartener at New Traditions Elementary School.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/31/2013

Meet Our Savers News K2C

SF Savers: College is Part of “How to Have a Fun Life” for Barry and His Son Jaray

SF Savers: College is Part of “How to Have a Fun Life” for Barry and His Son Jaray

Barry Perkins and his son share why saving and planning for college will make all of the difference for Jaray's future.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/08/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C News

SF Savers: Lauren Teaches Her Son Cole How To Save Steady

SF Savers: Lauren Teaches Her Son Cole How To Save Steady

Lauren Sigurdson is the mother of Kindergarten to College (K2C) Saver, Cole Basowski.

By: Blanche Brown
08/21/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C

SF Savers: Sarah and her Daughter Zoe Start Early

SF Savers: Sarah and her Daughter Zoe Start Early

A couple weeks ago, I was fortunate to have a great conversation with Sarah Janssen, a proud parent of an incoming first-grader in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).

By: Blanche Brown
07/24/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C

New Blog Series: Hear Stories Straight from Savers in San Francisco!

New Blog Series: Hear Stories Straight from Savers in San Francisco!

I am excited to announce that these interviews are being developed into a blog series that will be published on the 1:1 Fund blog. They will be in a question and answer format so keep an eye out for them.

By: Blanche Brown
07/19/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C

Saver Spotlight: Lasonia

Saver Spotlight: Lasonia

Read an inspiring quote from Lasonia, mother of two, saving for her daughters' education in Mississippi.


05/01/2013

Meet Our Savers Mississippi

Profile: Kindergarten to College Super Savers, the Holloways

Profile: Kindergarten to College Super Savers, the Holloways

Several weeks ago, I was fortunate to have a great conversation with Tricia Holloway, a proud parent of a first-grader in the San Francisco Unified School District.

By: Michael Chasnow
04/05/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C

Saver Spotlight: Angus

Saver Spotlight: Angus

Hear from Angus from College Track Oakland, Class of 2013, on the importance of saving for college.


03/13/2013

College Track Meet Our Savers Video

Saver Spotlight: Imani

Saver Spotlight: Imani

Hear from Imani, a high school senior with College Track Oakland, on the importance of starting to save as soon as possible for college.


03/13/2013

College Track Meet Our Savers Video