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Get Certified With Plan2Acheive! Saving in 6 simple steps!

Qualify for … Free Bank Accounts, Saving Incentives, Scholarship Opportunities & More!

Step 1 - Why Bank?





Learn how banking & saving can help YOU make money. Get certified in less than 30 minutes.



Step 2 - How To Bank?





Learn how to select & set up a bank account that will save YOU the most money. Get certified in less than 30 minutes.



Step 3 - Direct Deposit





Want to get your pay without ever having to go to the bank or check cashing? Learn how & get certified in less than 30 minutes.



Step 4 - Set a Savings Goal




People who set a savings goal save 2X as much! Pledge to save here & get certified in less than 15 minutes.



Step 5 - Get Banked – Save on Check Cashing Fees!



Learn about free accounts! Search for accounts with saving incentives (FREE MONEY)! Get your pay automatically with direct deposit!
Click here to learn more about bank accounts that can save you money via the Bankon Chicago's One Summer Chicago Bank Database.


Once you are banked, have your supervisor send us notice of your direct deposit OR take a photo with your banker, at your bank or with your bank account statement. (Be careful not to share any important account information in this image.) Send this to us by clicking here and uploading your photo. Send this to us by clicking here and uploading your photo.



Step 6 - Showcase Your Savings Skills and Be Entered to Win a $500 Scholarship!



After completing steps 1-5, write about your experience with SAVING in an ESSAY of 200-300 words OR send us a 3-5 minute video describing what your saving experience taught you. Be sure to include 3 tips that could help other Chicagoans save! (Send link posted to YouTube or other site.) Click on the certify your skills link to the left to send us your essay attachment or to send the link to your video.

Learn more about making the most of YOUR money!

Visit:

EconCouncil.org
YoungIllinoisSaves.org
CollegeBudgetBuilder.org

Test

After completing steps 1-5, write about your experience with SAVING in an ESSAY of 200-300 words OR send us a 3-5 minute video describing what your saving experience taught you. Be sure to include 3 tips that could help other Chicagoans save! (Send link posted to YouTube or other site.)

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Submit Your Essay or Video

After completing steps 1-5, write about your experience with SAVING in an ESSAY of 200-300 words OR send us a 3-5 minute video describing what your saving experience taught you. Be sure to include 3 tips that could help other Chicagoans save! (Send link posted to YouTube or other site.)

Please fill out all the fields below before submitting


Submit Your Photo

Once you are banked, take a photo with your banker, at your bank or with your bank account statement. Send this to us by browsing for the photo and uploading it below.

Please fill out all the fields below before submitting