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CESI Announces Launch of Small Business Counseling Program

Raleigh, NC – Non-profit Consumer Education Services Inc. (CESI) has launched a Small Business Counseling Program to help business owners grow and professionalize their business instead of struggling to manage business debt. The counseling program will provide financial expertise, business action planning and guidance along with a resource network to support the business owner. The Small […]

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7 Healthy Habits for Using Credit

Nearly half of Americans carry some amount of credit card debt each month, according to a new survey from NerdWallet.com. And that debt is on the rise — totaling $420 billion in late 2018, an increase of 5 percent over 2017. Credit card debt can be costly — and stressful — for consumers. But that […]

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Four Reasons to Talk About Money With Your Partner Right Now

Roses, chocolate and dinner out might be the traditional way to celebrate romance, but one of the best ways to keep the love alive doesn’t have anything to do with how we celebrate holidays like Valentine’s Day. Why You Should Talk About Money With Your Partner Better than any treat or simple gesture, good financial […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget? Roses, chocolate and dinner out can add up pretty quickly — especially around Valentine’s Day when those romantic gestures always seem to cost a little bit more than usual. Indeed, the average American spends about $140 on Valentine’s Day, according to the National […]

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CESI Announces One-of-a-Kind Matched Savings Program to Unlock Dream of Homeownership in NC

Raleigh,NC – Non-profit Consumer Education Services Inc. (CESI) has launched a matched savings program to assist low-to-moderate income homebuyers in the purchase of affordable housing by offering matching funds to be used for closing costs or down payment assistance. In partnership with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, First National Bank, and HomeTrust Bank, this […]

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5 Warning Signs That You Are Spending Too Much

Are you spending too much? Maybe you’ve missed a few bills or you’re living, mostly, paycheck to paycheck. Or, perhaps you just have this underlying feeling of guilt whenever you splurge on something at the mall.  Whatever it is, before your financial health completely comes undone, there usually are warning signs that something isn’t quite […]

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5 Reasons to Check Your Credit Report

Do you check your credit report? Your score might be the furthest thing from your mind while you’re going about your day-to-day. But, in reality, it could guide a lot of what you do daily. Banks and credit card companies use the all-important number to determine your creditworthiness. Potential landlords look at it. Even future […]

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Overwhelming Child Care Costs? Consider a Dependent Care FSA

From diapers to college, raising a child is expensive. And for parents of younger kids, overwhelming child care costs can truly eat up their budget. According to Care.com’s annual Cost of Care Survey, 32 percent of families say they spend 20 percent or more of their annual household income on child care. The average weekly […]

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Are You Being Impacted By The Government Shutdown?

Are you or someone you loved being impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown? The majority of American households do not have a rainy day fund to cover basics. According to the Federal Reserve Board, and research shows that 40 percent of American households can’t cover a $400 emergency expense. Simply put, a missed paycheck can wreak […]

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Get Healthy on a Budget in The New Year

It’s early in a New Year and that means many of us are working on new goals. Are you one of the many who have set a fitness goal for yourself? If so, you may be looking for ways to get healthy on a budget this year. According to Statistic Brain “lose weight” is the […]

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