New Partner Resource Packet: Saving for College

Tammy G. Bruzon · 22 January 2018

Saving for College, or Not! What I Wish I Knew Then

Tammy G. Bruzon · 22 January 2018

Saving For College? These Plans Make the Grade

Tammy G. Bruzon · 22 January 2018

The #FridayFive: Education, Security, & the Tooth Fairy

Tammy G. Bruzon · 22 January 2018

The Basics of the FAFSA: Free Application for Student Aid

Madalyn Pemberton · 22 January 2018

Three ways to cut costs in college

Madalyn Pemberton · 22 January 2018

Tip of the Day

  • #Taxrefunds (incl. EITC + ACTC) are NOT considered income for those w/public benefits. @RealEconImpact

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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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Starting Over

Until last summer, Michael Lindman spent money freely. “I was a union truck driver for 35 years and had a good income,” said Lindman. “I owned my own home, saved a little, and tried to live within my own budget. You always think there’s going to be that much coming in, but things can change in a split second.”

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Saving Early: Key to Successful Future

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,”

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