Are you ready to take charge of YOUR financial future? Young Illinois Saves is here to help.

Did you know that students with a savings account are FOUR times more likely to make it to college and financial pressure is the #1 reason for college drop out?

Saving is a big part of making your future goals a reality AND anyone can start saving! You can start with as little as a dollar a day! You just have to put your mind to it, and we are here to help. What are you waiting for?

Join the over 3,000 Illinois students who have pledged to save over $1.8 million per year! Pledge to save today!


Join the thousands of Illinois students who are making a difference with their money by becoming Young Illinois Savers. Through Young Illinois Saves, you will receive:

  • Free subscription to our quarterly newsletter
  • Free e-mails with tools and resources to help you meet your money goals
  • Free access to money management events
  • Free access to members-only Savers Tracking Tool
  • Free access to college budgeting tools

Start small. Think big. Join Young Illinois Saves today!


Meet a Saver

Meet a Saver

For Johnnie Lovett, a Young Illinois Saver, saving has been a habit since he was a teenager. “As a teenager, I was responsible for buying certain things with my allowance,” the Illinois State University junior said. “I found out I wasn’t always able to buy the things I wanted.” His parents introduced him to the concepts of budgeting, saving, and money management. He has taken that advice to heart and is now regularly saving. Read his story.

Get Ready for America Saves Week 2014! Learn more & register your organization at:

America Saves is a campaign coordinated by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America (CFA)
and is dedicated to helping individuals save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. CFA thanks Capital One
for its generous in-kind contribution of design expertise for this website.