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Treasurer Apologizes For Insider Deal At College Savings Program

Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

State treasurer Dan Rutherford must have thought the "Save and Match" program at the state's troubled Bright Start college savings fund would be a pub...

Dull Start: College Savings Program Overpromises, Underdelivers On Matching Funds

Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

A troubled college savings fund is in hot water again, as parents who invested in the program feel misled about promised matching funds that won't be ...

Giannoulias Gets Heat For Failed College Savings Program |    | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias had a problem: A college savings program administered by his office had lost $150 million for thousands of Illinois ...