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  • Piggy Bank Parade - Enter Your Bank to Win

    Vote on your favorite bank art from our Paint a Pig Parties or submit your own bank art before April 1 to get entered into our Piggy Bank Parade contest on facebook.

  • Webinar: "Navigating Financial Aid"

    Many students fund their college degrees with some type of financial aid. Navigating the financial aid process can be confusing, but you can head in the right direction by attending our webinar on March 19th. This webinar is part of the Making Money Moves series, in partnership with the University of Illinois Student Money Management CenterUIC Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships & African American Academic Network - UIC. Register at

  • Paint a Pig

    Now that you're saving more money, you'll need a place to stash it!  Bring a friend to a Paint a Pig Party to celebrate your savings goals! #UISAVES

  • Webinar: "How to Save Money on Food"

    At the end of a busy day, when you’re hungry and tired, do you go home knowing you’re all set to prepare a tasty, healthy dinner or do you pick up food at the most convenient spot? Are you happy with how much money you spend on food? Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat a more healthy diet? If any of these questions resonate with you, then How to Save Money on Food is the webinar for you!

  • UISAVES Digital Scavenger Hunts: Win a $250 Scholarship!

    Students across the University of Illinois System are invited to join the UISAVES Digital Scavenger Hunt between February 26 – April 15 for a chance to win a $250 scholarship!

  • About UISAVES

    University of Illinois Saves is a local campaign for America Saves.  The goal is to support and promote setting savings goals and promote healthy behavior to reach those goals. 

    Save for Your Dreams, Save for Your Reality.

    Students participating in events may have the opportunity to win prizes in addition to satisfying requirements to earn their Savings Digital Badge which can be used to indicate their knowledge of personal finance and acquisition of money management skills to future employers. 

  • Cover Your Assets

    In 2013, fires cost Americans roughly $11.5 billion. Do you know the types of insurance that protects you and your assets from financial loss?

    Watch the Recorded Webinar: Cover Your Assets

    Cover Your Assets is part of the Grow Your Green Stuff webinar series from University of Illinois Extension, University of Illinois USFSCO Student Money Management Center, and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

    This is a Protect Badge eligible program.

  • Spend Less, Save More

    Log into Love Your Money to complete the Spend Less, Save More module and check out what benefits you can get if you start saving and invest early. 

  • Steps Toward Investing

    University of Illinois Extension, along with the University of Illinois’ Student Money Management Center, hosted the webinar “Steps Toward Investing” on November 11, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. This webinar recording focuses on terms related to investing & the benefits of investing early.