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Weathering Financial Storms

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. 

Title graphic including the language "Attend the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum for FREE. Full scholarships are available for general admission. Apply by Jan. 31, 2024.

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 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. 

Dec 18, 2023

Director’s Log | December 2023

The end of 2023 is upon us. As we all prepare to take a well-deserved break, I want to use this opportunity to reflect on what made this an exciting… 

Nov 30, 2023

Director’s Log | November 2023

As the holiday season officially kicks off, we’re celebrating our own season here at IEI: Forum registration season! On Nov. 1, we opened registration for the 2024 Emerging Issues Forum,… 

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.  

Aug 23, 2023

Director’s Log | August 2023

Once again, summer has gone by in a flash and it’s time to welcome students back to campus. This year, IEI was invited to greet incoming graduate students at NC State’s…