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College Savings Month Encourages Families to Save for Higher Education

Let’s face it, saving for higher education can feel overwhelming at times. Many parents have concerns about the rising cost of college and the impact of student loan debt. Others may wonder about the best financial tools to help achieve their college savings goals. To help address these questions, the College Savings Plan Network established […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Refinancing a Student Loan

Refinancing student loans has been a consideration of many individuals who would like the best deal possible in paying them back after graduation. There are both advantages and disadvantages to this process, which will depend greatly based on your individual circumstances. Your long-term plans, current financial standing, and other monthly expenses will influence whether doing […]

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Take the Challenge: Build Your Financial Security

MADISON, Wis. –The Wisconsin Strong Financial Fitness Challenge is underway for all Wisconsin Retirement System members and their families. The challenge offers participants free access to financial wellness education, resources, and tools to build financial security. Take the challenge now! Go to https://financialfitnessgroup.com/wi-strong/. Start with a five-minute Financial Fitness Checkup, and then take advantage of […]

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City of Racine Mortgage Assistance Program Guidelines

Housing Resources, Inc. will administer CARES Act funding from the City of Racine to provide mortgage assistance to eligible homeowners who are facing mortgage delinquency or foreclosure due to financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Program Objective The purpose of the City of Racine Mortgage Assistance Program is to aid in foreclosure […]

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Shore up your finances with the Financial Empowerment Center

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G5gl5vDmzE How financially stable are you? If you need help straightening out your budget and live in the City of Racine, they have counselors on staff to help at the Financial Empowerment Center. Journalist and owner of the Racine County Eye, Denise Lockwood, spoke with staff at the Financial Empowerment Center about who can get […]