blog postsKnow What You Owe ChallengeNov 15, 2020 12:00 pm12 views About 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.Setting Goals for Your Well-beingNov 6, 2020 9:00 am17 views Explore how Maslow's hierarchy of needs and the dimensions of well-being can help you set, prioritize, and manage your SMART goals.Exit Counseling is Live for Institutional Student Loan BorrowersOct 1, 2020 4:15 pm4 views If you borrowed institutional loans to pay for school and are graduating or leaving school soon, don't forget to complete your Exit Counseling to avoid a transcript hold!Understand Your Refund - Fall 2020Aug 28, 2020 1:00 pm696 views Hundreds of students end up unable to register every semester because they owe money back to the university, even after receiving a refund. Learn how to avoid being one of them.Updated Workshop Request PolicyJan 2, 2020 8:00 am368 views We've updated our workshop request policy. Take a look! A link to our new request form is included.Completing the FAFSANov 1, 2019 12:30 pm150 views 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.IOUs: There's an App for That!Oct 14, 2016 3:30 pm16 views Have you heard of Venmo? Squarecash? These are just a few of the apps that allow you to send money to anyone, anywhere, anytime. From a convenience standpoint, these advances are amazing—but what are the costs of convenience?