University of Illinois Saves
SAVE FOR YOUR DREAMS!
Students and employees at the University of Illinois, can make their dreams a reality just by setting a savings goal. We know from research that people who write down their goals are more likely to achieve them. Here's how to take your first step towards turning your dreams into reality:
- Choose your campus and role above by clicking the appropriate button
- Complete the form with your information
- Start saving and tell a friend!
More ways to save on the UISAVES blog!
Looking for more ways to enhance your savings skills and enter to win prizes? Visit the UISAVES blog for spectacular saving inspiration throughout the UISAVES campaign, from February 1 - March 4, 2017.
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Earn a Digital Badge
The University launched the Financial Literacy Badges Program, from which you can earn recognition for establishing positive financial behaviors. Setting a savings goal is one step towards the Savings Badge. Learn more about how to earn this badge and others by visiting the website.
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