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University of Illinois Extension
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Program Coordinator, Family and Consumer Sciences
University of Illinois Extension
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Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-333-7672
FAX: 217-333-7683

Financial Wellness For College Students

Financial Wellness For College Students

Get $avvy Webinars

Get Savvy: Grow Your Green Stuff Webinars

Get Savvy- Grow Your Green Stuff webinars inform, educate and empower you about important financial topics.

University of Illinois Extension and USFSCO's Student Money Management Center (SMMC) team up to bring college students these webinars. 

Upcoming Webinars:

Spooked by Spending Plans?- Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 12:00 PM CST. 

Financial Wellness & First Professions- Wednesday, November 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM CST.

How to Save Money on Food- Monday, February 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM CST.

Establish Healthy Credit- Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM CST.

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Recorded Webinars (Newest to Oldest)

What's Your Job Worth?

Are you new to the job market or searching for a job? This webinar will teach you how to make the most of your employment perks such as how to save money with automatic deductions and retirement plans. Watch it HERE.

Love Your Loans: Student Loan Repayment

Now's the time to learn about student loan repayment options- before you graduate! Explore your options and understand the challenges of repaying debt. Watch it HERE.

Budget Hacks: From Research to Practical

From money personalities and impulse spending to overcoming temptations, we have budget hacks for you! Watch it HERE.

Life Transitions

Do you have the necessary tools to manage life's financial transitions such as moving, graduating, dating or getting a new job? This webinar will help you figure out how to get through transitions with ease. Watch it HERE.

Establishing Your Roots: Getting Started with Financial Services

Are you ready to overcome your financial challenges? Start with this webinar to learn about financial tools that will help you manage your money. Watch it HERE.

Staying on Good Terms: Credit & Debt

As a student, credit card debt can affect you now, as well as in the future. It's important to learn how to manage it effectively. Watch it HERE.

Steps toward Investing

Stocks, bonds, and IRAs...Where should a young investor start? This webinar will help you explore investment options and strategies that are right for you. Watch it HERE.

Financial Wellness While Abroad

Studying abroad can be an expensive adventure when not approached the right way. This webinar helps you design a financial plan for your trip and evaluate different ways to pay for purchases while abroad. Watch it HERE.