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  • Completing the FAFSA

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, otherwise known as FAFSA, is “the largest source of financial aid to pay for college”. Read about important dates, tips & reminders for filing.

  • Good Food, Good Mood

    Is having to find consistent, affordable food always putting you in a bad mood?  Read our article about ways to fight food insecurity to learn of resources that can help.

  • How to Add Digital Badges to LinkedIn

    If you have a digital badge from the University of Illinois Digital Badges Program, you may have noticed that there's a new backpack system to use. Since the transition from Mozilla Backpack to Badgr Backpack, there's a new way to create collections that can be placed on LinkedIn. 

    We created a tutorial to help you display your badges on LinkedIn after you've transitioned to using Badgr.

  • Financial Coaching Sessions - Get Your Money Questions Answered!

    Want help creating a financial plan? Have questions about student loans? Confused about your credit report? Schedule a financial coaching session today!

    Schedule a financial coaching session by contacting studentmoney@uillinois.edu with your name, university & questions today! 
     
    Complete our financial coaching survey prior to the financial coaching session.
  • INFOGRAPHIC - Protect Your Identity

    This week (October 16 - 22) is National Protect Your Identity Week. Check out these statistics on identity theft and a few steps on how you can protect yourself!

  • The Budget Pig - Four Lessons for Incoming College Students

    In order to be successful in college, there are a few things to know about managing your money while you're here.  This post covers a few of them. For a constant reminder of the lessons in "The Budget Pig", check out this document

  • Sally Student's Sample Budget