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 SEVEN 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 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
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.