CESI Debt Solutions, a nationwide nonprofit leader in finance education and debt counseling, was featured by FOX Business.com, USA Today, Forbes.com, and CBS Money Watch in various articles highlighting the prevalence of dishonest spending habits within marriages.

In stories entitled ‘Til Debt Do us Part’ and ‘Are You Financially Faithful,’ a recent CESI survey of over 200 people revealed alarming statistics surrounding the finances of married couples and offered the six most frequent financial topics couples lie about.

Some findings from the survey:
‘ 80% of married couples spend money their spouses don’t know about and almost 18.5% have a secret credit card
‘ More than 43% of spouses said they didn’t reveal all their spending habits to their spouses because they wanted to avoid arguments
‘ Close to 20% said they feared their husbands or wives would seek a divorce if they knew about everything they were buying or about all the credit card debt they were carrying

In the last year alone, 919 Marketing has generated 300 million media impressions in national media outlets including Fox Business News, The New York Times, Good Morning America, Inc. Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, PEOPLE, and Prevention Magazine.

For more information on 919 Marketing Company, please visit www.919marketing.com.

For more information on CESI Debt Solutions, please visit www.cesidebtsolutions.org.

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About 919 Marketing Company:
919 Marketing is a nationally recognized marketing, consulting and public relations firm with a proven track record of helping underdog companies of all sizes discover their competitive advantage and drive profitable business growth. Headquartered just outside of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, 919 was founded over a decade ago by CEO David Chapman. 919 is an unconventional firm with an uncanny ability to develop winning
marketing strategies for a roster of companies including The Rosetta Stone, Kerr Drug and Jersey Mike’s Subs.

919 marketing provides strategic planning, public relations, interactive marketing and creative development services ‘ each utilizing proven processes that have been refined and validated over hundreds of client engagements. For more information, visit www.919marketing.com.
About CESI Debt Solutions:

Consumer Education Services Inc. (CESI) is dedicated to improving its clients’ quality of life by providing avenues and tools for financial independence and freedom. They are a non-profit organization committed to empowering and inspiring consumers nationwide to becoming debt free. They equip consumers with personal financial tools and educational programs that provide solutions for their financial situations.

CESI understands that confronting the issue of personal financial debt is an emotional decision that requires the support and advice of a certified staff. Therefore, they ensure that their counselors are certified within six months of employment by agencies such AICCCA, AFCPE, NIFE, and the Center for Financial Certifications.

For more information, visit www.cesidebtsolutions.org.