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May 30, 2024

Director’s Log | May 2024

The transition from April to May is interesting when you work on a college campus. One day the buildings and hallways are bustling with students going to and from classes,… 

Apr 30, 2024

College, Financial Wellness and the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

IEI Communications Intern Adam Sichel talked to four other college students across the state about their financial wellness and perspectives on the topic of the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. This is part of the Emerging Voices blog series. 

Apr 17, 2024

From Unbanked to Banked

In this episode of The Connector, The Collaborative Executive Director Marquita Robertson and Center for Responsible Lending Director of NC Policy Rochelle Sparko discuss what it means to be unbanked and how those without traditional bank accounts can protect their money. 

Feb 29, 2024

Director’s Log | February 2024

On behalf of the Institute for Emerging Issues, I want to thank everyone who made the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum an outstanding event! From the insights and expertise of our… 

Feb 22, 2024

Emerging Issues Forum Explores Financial Resilience for NC Families

IEI held the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum on the topic of household financial resilience on Feb. 13 in Raleigh. Nearly 400 attendees from across the state gathered to examine and discuss how NC families can withstand and recover from economic challenges. 

Feb 16, 2024

Apply Now for IEI’s Financial Resilience Community Cohort

Applications are now being accepted for IEI's new Financial Resilience Community Cohort. Five community-based organizations from across the state will be selected to join the cohort and work together to support building financial resilience locally. 

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Jan 30, 2024

Last Chance to Apply for a Scholarship for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Students and others who identify cost as a barrier to registering for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum can still submit a scholarship application to attend the forum for free. Applications are being accepted until 5 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2024. 

Jan 29, 2024

Director’s Log | January 2024

Happy New Year! By the time you read this, we’ll be a few weeks away from the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. The halls of IEI are bustling this time of… 

Jan 16, 2024

Agenda Announced for 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

IEI is pleased to announce the agenda for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum. Michelle Singletary, award-winning personal finance columnist for The Washington Post, will deliver keynote remarks. 

Graphic for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, titled Weathering Financial Storms, taking place on Feb. 13, 2024 in Raleigh.

Nov 1, 2023

Registration Open for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum

Registration is now open for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum, Weathering Financial Storms: A Resilient Future for North Carolina Families. The forum will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at the NC State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh.