blog postsprimary for post 554439SMMC Grad Hourly Job Opening at UIUC by Andrea PellegriniApr 20, 2021 5:00 pmAre you looking for an opportunity to enhance your professional skills while in school as well as your knowledge of personal finance? University Bursar's Student Money Management Center has an open position at Urbana! Apply to be an SMMC Support Specialist!primary for post 1472715211Creating Your Own Financial Education Plan by Andrea PellegriniApr 19, 2021 4:00 pmUse this guide to identify what modules in the University of Illinois Financial Literacy Badges Program align with your financial education needs and make a learning plan for yourself!primary for post 745896065Student Loan Repayment - Get Savvy Webinar Recording by SMMC StaffApr 14, 2021 1:00 pmThere are 8 repayment plans for federal student loans, 10 federal student loan servicers, and an abundance of terms, tools, and tips to remember to manage federal, institutional, and private student loans. Watch our Student Loan Repayment webinar recording to learn about your options as a borrower.primary for post 1653675926Podcast: Student Loans by Andrea PellegriniApr 13, 2021 12:00 pmEpisode 16 of Making Cents of Money, Student Loans, lays out some student loan statistics, considerations, and protections for borrowers in preparation for our webinar on Student Loan Repayment tomorrow!primary for post 1450729729Podcast: Conscious Credit by Andrea PellegriniApr 7, 2021 12:00 pmEpisode 15 of Making Cents of Money, Conscious Credit, demystifies parts of the credit system in the United States thanks to our guests, Camaya Wallace Bechard, from University of Illinois Extension, and Natalie Daniels, from DePaul University. primary for post 1284806238#SMMCSharingIsCaring Contest by SMMC StaffApr 5, 2021 12:00 pmShare and interact with #SMMCSharingIsCaring tagged posts from SMMC on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook between April 5 - 16, 2021, to get entered to win one of 10+ financial wellness kits in honor of National Financial Capability Month.primary for post 1813521996Know What You Owe Challenge by SMMC StaffApr 1, 2021 12:00 pmAbout half of students at the University of Illinois take out loans to fund their degrees. Make sure you're not surprised by the amount of student loans you have taken out when you graduate by taking the Know What You Owe Challenge which runs April 1 - May 1, 2021.primary for post 1778626265Practicing Self-Advocacy in Your Financial, Professional and Social Life by Kendra Nalubega-BookerMar 29, 2021 4:30 pmSelf-advocacy is an important skill to practice, particularly right now. Whether it's getting the resources you need to succeed in school or setting boundaries with your loved ones so you can focus on your own well-being, it's important to communicate with others about your needs, wants, and struggles throughout your life.primary for post 433822269Podcast: Short-selling by Andrea PellegriniMar 24, 2021 12:00 pmEpisode 14 of Making Cents of Money, Short-selling, allowed us to interview Chasse Rehwinkel about the investing method that's become so popular in the media over the past few months. primary for post 1835606907Investing Basics - Get Savvy Webinar Recording by SMMC StaffMar 10, 2021 1:00 pmInvesting - it's not for the faint of heart, because investing in the stock market involves risk. Knowing and understanding terminology, fees, types of professionals, as well as investment methods can be a whirlwind of terms and confusing concepts. Learn the basics and have a better understanding on how investing works!