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Find information on badge-eligible activities you can complete for the University of Illinois Financial Literacy Badges program as well as articles on a variety of financial topics. Digital badges align with the US Department of Treasury's financial core competencies of Borrow, Earn, Protect, Save & Spend.

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  • Establish Healthy Credit

    According to a 2015 study by the Federal Reserve, total U.S. Outstanding Consumer debt was $3.34 trillion! Tune into this Get Savvy webinar for a total money makeover! Learn how your credit health can create credit wealth!

    Establish Healthy Credit is part of the Get Savvy: Grow Your Green Stuff webinar series.

  • 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 watching this recorded webinar, Navigating Financial Aid. This webinar is part of the Making Money Moves series, in partnership with UIC Office of Special Scholarship Programs, UIC Financial Aid and Scholarships & UIC African American Academic Network.