Investing in People

From Illinois State Treasurer Michael Freichs The Treasurer’s office invests approximately $25 billion on behalf of taxpayers, college savers, and units of local government. However, I firmly believe we must invest in people. Investing in people creates the building blocks of better neighborhoods and communities.Read more

Gift Cards: Don’t Save Them, Spend Them

Michael Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer Odds are that you or someone you know received a gift card during the holiday season. It is easy to see why. The cards are easy to purchase and (typically) easy to use. They can be the perfect primary giftRead more