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Racine’s Financial Counselors

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Learn more about our team of Free, Professional, Financial Counselors here!

What do our Financial Counselors do, and how can they help you?

The Racine FEC’s free financial counselors are here to help residents with anything finance-related. They are professionally trained and certified. All the counseling they provide to Racine residents is 100% free, confidential, secure, and one-on-one. They can help you with budgeting, savings, banking, paying down debt, building and improving credit scores, and connecting to services and resources.. Our counselors are also knowledgeable about student loans, retirement accounts, and more. If you’re struggling to pay down debt, dreaming of owning a house, a car, or starting a business, or just looking for more cushion in your monthly budget, the Racine FEC’s free financial counselors are here to help!

Dasheika Kidd-manager

Dasheika Kidd

Program Manager for the FEC and Racine Program Manager for Housing Resources, Inc.

My name is Dasheika Kidd and I am the Program Manager for the new Racine Financial Empowerment Center. I lead a staff of two professionals who are committed to helping city residents build generational wealth through financial counseling and education. I was born and raised in the city of Racine and have always been very passionate about educating my community. I am a third-generation homeowner and was taught at an early age about the importance of education, credit, and homeownership. I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Parkside graduating with a double major in May 2002. I am a proud mother and member of the Racine community. I am excited to be a part of this great initiative that will help provide financial stability to our city residents.

Curtis Szymczak

Curtis Szymczak

Financial Counselor

Hello, my name is Curtis Szymczak. I am a financial counselor here at the Financial Empowerment Center in Racine, WI. I have lived my entire life in Racine and want to help my community grow and prosper. My goal is to provide a safe environment to help you to achieve your financial goals and dreams. I look forward to helping all walks of life to achieve their financial goals, dreams, and financial awareness to help strengthen and grow our community for today and tomorrow, together. My background is in community banking, service, and sales. These past experiences and the extensive training I’ve received to be a Financial Counselor have taught me valuable financial lessons that I want to share with those who need it. I look forward to getting to know you, and working towards your financial success.

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Shasta Williams

Financial Counselor

My name is Shasta Williams. I’m proud to be a Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC)’s financial counselor. I was born and raised in Wisconsin and I’ve lived in the City of Racine for 11 years. I’m the mother of two children. I have over 15 years in public service, which I love. I believe in my community and am committed to helping Racine residents learn and become empowered through financial education and coaching. I’m looking forward to helping all of my clients achieve their financial goals.

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Happy 2nd Birthday, #RacineFEC! In just 2 years, this free City of Racine, On the lake service has helped 302 City residents on their journeys to financial empowerment and freedom.

Racine FEC clients have all received confidential, professional, 1:1 coaching and they're succeeding at increasing their credit scores (many by 50+ points!), eliminating debts, increasing savings, learning budgeting skills and tricks, and becoming more educated about their finances.

Join us in celebrating our 2nd birthday, and give a special thanks to our financial counselors who work so hard every day to serve and help the Racine FEC's clients.

Happy Birthday, #RacineFEC!

If you're a City resident, you too can benefit from the Racine FEC! Make your first appointment today at www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/
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The Racine City of Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) has been open just under 2 years and we've already served 300 City of Racine residents! Every Racine FEC client is a City of Racine resident who gets free, 1:1, confidential, professional, financial coaching to help them achieve their financial goals.

If you're a City of Racine resident, what are you waiting for? Make your first appointment with the #RacineFEC today! Every new client who completes their first (60-90 minute) intake session by 12.30.22 also gets a $50 Visa Gift Card!

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Nope. Lies. I kept my appointment and she said I had to wait until the end of the month for the gift card. The financial counselor I had was very dismissive of this incentive at all. Very disappointing.

📢$50 Visa Gift Cards!

Know someone who would benefit from 1:1 coaching to achieve their financial goals? Now is the time for them to get started with the Racine FEC! 100% no cost, professional, confidential, personalized financial coaching AND right now, $50 Visa gift cards for new clients who complete their first session by 12/30! Win win!

Get started by calling 262-200-0831 or clicking here to make your first appointment www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/

Open to all City of Racine residents age 18+
#GROWRacine #cityofracine #RacineFEC
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📢$50 Visa Gift Cards!  Know someone who would benefit from 1:1 coaching to achieve their financial goals? Now is the time for them to get started with the Racine FEC! 100% no cost, professional, confidential, personalized financial coaching AND right now, $50 Visa gift cards for new clients who complete their first session by 12/30! Win win!  Get started by calling 262-200-0831 or clicking here to make your first appointment https://www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/  Open to all City of Racine residents age 18+
#GROWRacine #cityofracine #RacineFEC
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