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Columbus State held Financial Forecast Breakfast

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – CSU's Turner College of Business and its Advisory Council hosted an annual Financial Forecast Breakfast Wednesday morning.

The purpose of the event was to bring national experts to CSU to provide an economic outlook for 2015 on a local and national level.

There was a survey of local businesses and households at the breakfast and the results are now in.

The study reveals that households feeling better this year than they did last year about the economy and they think next year is going to be even better.

As far as businesses the survey shows people feel like next year will be great for expansion on the local and national level and that the cost of doing business will expand.

The Butler Center at CSU conducted the survey.

"The purpose of this breakfast is to bring everyone together to let them know some of the things that we're doing at the butler center and also getting a national perspective about financial markets and what to expect in the coming years as far as U.S. markets and international markets,"Ben Blair said, director of the Butler Center.

The survey also revealed some households are still a little pessimistic about the national economy.

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