blog posts primary for post 295268937 Podcast: Choosing a Credit Card by Andrea PellegriniJun 22, 2022 12:00 pm In episode 43 of Making Cents of Money, Nikki and Andrea discuss what you may want to consider when it comes to choosing a credit card. primary for post 203994282 Podcast: Credit Access by Andrea PellegriniJun 8, 2022 12:00 pm In episode 42 of Making Cents of Money, Andrea and Nikki spoke with Camaya Wallace Bechard from University of Illinois Extension about access to credit, options for building and improving credit, and warning signs to watch out for. primary for post 2053756345 Podcast: Student Loan Repayment (update) by Andrea PellegriniMay 25, 2022 12:00 pm In episode 41 of Making Cents of Money, Andrea and Nikki discuss some of the big updates on federal student loans that have occured over the past couple months. primary for post 787456424 Student Loan Repayment - Get Savvy Webinar Recording by SMMC StaffMay 18, 2022 1:00 pm Learn about managing student loan repayment once it restarts and the limited time PSLF waiver by watching this webinar recording from May 18, 2022. primary for post 225801724 SMMC Grad Hourly Job Opening at UIUC by Andrea PellegriniMay 13, 2022 3:00 pm Are 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 339968111 Podcast: Farewell, Jake! by Andrea PellegriniMay 13, 2022 12:00 pm In episode 40 of Making Cents of Money, Andrea and Nikki bid farewell to long time co-host, Jake, as he transitions off the podcast and on to the next step in his career! primary for post 1942963443 Podcast: Protecting Pets by Andrea PellegriniMay 10, 2022 12:00 pm In episode 39 of Making Cents of Money, Protecting Pets, Andrea, Jake, and Nikki discuss pet insurance and other ways to handle the financial risk of vet bills for our pets with Presley Fee, Digital Financial Planning Program Coordinator at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Cultural Influences (Socialization) on Financial Literacy and Habits by Patrobas Sirabo WafulaApr 29, 2022 5:45 pm This is the final article in the series for Financial Literacy Month. The article focuses on how cultural influences (socialization) affect financial literacy and habits. Factors Influencing Financial Knowledge by Patrobas Sirabo WafulaApr 22, 2022 10:45 pm This article highlights some of the factors that influence financial knowledge, factors that affect one's appreciation of financial concepts, habits, and decisions. Financial Literacy Around the World by Patrobas Sirabo WafulaApr 15, 2022 5:45 pm Financial education influences financial literacy and financial well-being around the world. This article highlights some statistics on financial literacy around the world, financial inclusion as well as financial resilience.