Join CEP for Credit Building 101 and Free Credit Reviews on our Progress on the Go bus! Learn more.
Open January 27 through April 17, 2018. Click here to learn more.
While the wealthiest Americans and many corporations await major tax cuts, current tax reform efforts risk largely missing low- to middle-income taxpayers. Click here to find out why.
We are looking for volunteers to work one on providing tax and financial services for income-eligible households. We've created info sessions to make it easier for first-time volunteers.Volunteer now!
CEP and Prepare+Prosper of Saint Paul, MN, explore what works in supporting people to save. Get the report.
Volunteer to serve as a coach for Project Money Members. Learn More.
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CEP volunteers make a difference by helping Illinois families move toward financial stability. Whether you want to work directly with clients or behind the scenes, there is a place for you! Learn more.  
Project Money provides free, confidential, and personalized financial coaching to help you manage your money and improve your financial future. Learn more.  

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Our daily to-do’s are driven by our desire to help families who feel overwhelmed as April tax deadline looms — and beyond.   Read More


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Tax Time Savings

Many people express a desire and intention to save but need support and tools to move them from intention into action. Click here to learn more.

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