blog postsFocus Your Spending with ListsNov 18, 2020 4:00 pm27 views Lists are helpful for all kinds of things, but how can they help you focus your spending?Overcoming Spending TemptationsNov 16, 2020 3:30 pm72 views Get some idea starters on how to overcome spending temptations, just in time for the shopping season! 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.Food Insecurity Takes on New Meaning in 2020Sep 25, 2020 1:00 pm33 views As Hunger Action Month comes to a close, we're reflect on how food insecurity has looked different in 2020 than in previous years. The 5 C's: A Guide to Self-Care on a BudgetSep 18, 2020 12:00 pm32 views We put together a few tips in an effort to add to your ideas and/or motivate you to start practicing self-care/self-love on a budget! How do people with vision impairments manage money?Jun 16, 2020 12:45 pm20 views Vision impairments can complicate how people manage their money. Learn about ways that people with reduced vision or blindness can be empowered to navigate finances on their own.Top 5 Financial Reminders for International StudentsJun 1, 2020 5:45 pm58 views Tuition & fees will be due before you know it, so here are the top 5 financial reminders for International Students.How to Support Small Businesses During COVID-19Mar 31, 2020 1:00 pm33 views Here are ways you can help support small businesses during COVID-19.Friday the 13th! Financial Planning to Avoid Unlucky LossesMar 13, 2020 10:00 am72 views Friday the 13th is often considered an unlucky day, but let's talk about how to improve your luck with personal finance!UISAVES Week 3: Building Financial HabitsFeb 29, 2020 11:30 am46 views The reality of personal finance is that it is personal and requires behavior change. Learn ways to make behavior changes easier to accomplish your goals.UISAVES Week 2: Small Amounts Add UpFeb 22, 2020 11:30 am79 views An important part of building a savings habit is understanding how small amounts add up. UISAVES Week 1: Goal-settingFeb 16, 2020 11:30 am67 views A strong foundation to any financial plan are goals. Set a goal with #UISAVES to connect with resources to help. universityillinoissaves.orgUpdated 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.Funding New Year's FestivitiesDec 10, 2019 2:30 pm18 views The best way to manage your finances on New Year’s Eve is to plan ahead and set a defined budget you are comfortable with. Read more tips to save while celebrating.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?