University of Illinois Saves

SAVE FOR YOUR DREAMS!

 

 


UISAVES Description

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:

  1. Choose your campus and role above by clicking the appropriate button
  2. Complete the form with your information
  3. Start saving and tell a friend!

More ways to save on the UISAVES blog!

 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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 2016 Competition Results

 UiSaves 2016 Report

 


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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Coping with a Lost Job

Aimee Shaffer worked as a Public Service News Director for radio for years until one day her employer downsized the company, resulting in hundreds of lost jobs, including Aimee’s.

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Developing a Savings "Game Plan"

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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Getting Out of Debt

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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