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Racine County Eye

January 15, 2020
Shore up your finances with the Financial Empowerment Center

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Wisconsin Public Radio

January 12, 2021
Racine Financial Empowerment Center Provides Advice to Residents

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WUWM 89.7 Milwaulee’s npr

December 10, 2020
Wisconsin first community in Wisconsin to join financial advice program for residents.

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Spectrum NEWS1

December 8, 2020
Racine Launches State’s First Financial Empowerment Center to Help Those Struggling

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The Journal Times

December 7, 2020
Racine to become 31st city in the nation and 1st in Wisconsin to offer financial coaching as a public service

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The Journal Times

October 15, 2019
The city of Racine wins grant to expand financial counseling

 

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Racine County Eye

July 16, 2021
Racine County Residents Encouraged to Claim Child Tax Credits. Eligible families are encouraged to claim the Child Tax Credit (CTC),

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Racine Journal Times

April 16, 2021
FEC Poised to Help Residents Use Their Stimulus to Their Best Advantage. The Racine FEC offers free, one-on-one financial counseling.

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Racine Journal Times

August 26, 2021
Racine Financial Empowerment Center off to a successful start; city residents see $100k in debt reduction

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City of Racine residents: really, don't spend your money on services that promise help repairing your credit. You have access to FREE, 1:1, professional, confidential, secure coaching to improve your credit score - and help achieve all of your financial goals! - through the Racine FEC. It's run by the City of Racine local government and nonprofit partner Housing Resources, Inc.: it is safe, secure, and did we mention 100% NO COST!? Get started today by making your first appointment www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/ ... See MoreSee Less

Starting your week off with this week's #racinefecdidyouknow tip! Credit cards with small limits can be powerful ways to help you improve your credit score! Our professional financial counselors have LOTS more tips and knowledge to help YOU with your own financial goals, including improving credit, reducing debt, and more!

Make your first appointment today at www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment/ or by calling 262-200-0831. The #racinefec offers professional, confidential, 1:1 financial coaching all at NO COST for City of Racine residents. #cityofracine #racinewisconsin #racinewi
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Kicking off our new series of "Did You Know" financial education posts with this great tip from our bilingual counselor, Xenia. Share this with your friends to help those who might also be trying to tackle debt and improve credit scores, and follow #racinefecdidyouknow to get more tips from this series!

We often think if we just make a payment towards our credit card balance by the DUE date, that we're fine. Technically, yes. But, turns out, if you can pay before the STATEMENT date instead, it not only helps you avoid late payments but also means that the amount of your credit you're using (your "utilization" percentage) will be lower when your card reports your balance to the credit bureaus. Lower utilization + fewer late payments leads to improved credit score!

Want more personalized help addressing YOUR specific financial goals around improving credit and tackling debt? Make an appointment today at the Racine Financial Empowerment Center. FREE, confidential, local, 1:1 financial coaching for all City of Racine residents. 262-200-0831 or racinefec.org #RacineFECDidYouKnow #RacineFEC #racinewisconsin
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We're thrilled to have already helped so many City residents, and we want to help more! Help spread the word that the #RacineFEC provides professional, 1:1, confidential financial coaching to all City of Racine residents at NO COST! Make your first appointment today at www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment or by calling 262-200-0831 #RacineWI #Racinewisconsin #CityofRacine ... See MoreSee Less

Halloween might be just around the corner, but you don’t have to be scared about your finances.
The #RacineFEC's certified financial counselors can help you improve credit, build savings, reduce debt, and take control of your financial future. All completely confidential, 1:1, and FREE. Make your first appointment here www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment or call 262-200-0831. #RacineWI #RacineWisconsin #CityofRacine
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Halloween might be just around the corner, but you don’t have to be scared about your finances.
The #RacineFECs certified financial counselors can help you improve credit, build savings, reduce debt, and take control of your financial future. All completely confidential, 1:1, and FREE. Make your first appointment here https://www.racinefec.org/make-an-appointment or call 262-200-0831. #RacineWI #RacineWisconsin #CityofRacine