FREE Financial Education Activities For The Entire Family
You'll have access to information and services ranging from a variety of topics such as:
For more info please call 443-718-9350 or visit www.makingchangecenter.org
Reserve your space: Call 410-612-2361 or go here!
The Financial Aid Office at Harford Community College is committed to helping you feel financially empowered! With assistance from APG Federal Credit Union, we’re offering a series of FREE workshops on the important financial topics listed below. The workshops will be held multiple times over a six-week period during the spring 2015 semester. You may pick the topics that most interest you, but we strongly suggest you attend as many as possible.
Week 4: Financial Recovery
Recover financially and rebuild your credit.
Students are encouraged to download materials prior to attending workshop sessions:
To register, call 410-612-2361 or email WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com
Week 6: Getting YOUR Credit
Credit WILL impact YOUR life – past, present and future. Make a credit card work for you!
In honor of Money Smart Week, Mark Kopatch, Programs Manager of Eastside CDC, Inc. will speak at Towson University to explain about credit and the pitfalls of Debt, and share Budgeting and Saving Techniques.
The class will discuss the nature of credit, how to establish and maintain good credit through good choices, and how to repair bad credit. Also, we will discuss the opportunities and pitfalls of debt. Lastly, how to manage money, importance of budgeting and practical techniques, and savings importance and techniques for the future.
Mark will also give information on helpful websites and how to participate in free Financial Fitness and Coaching programs and First Time Homebuyers programs after college to assist in major life choices.
Come learn all about Credit:
Credit Reports, Credit Scores, Building Credit, and Choosing Credit Products such as credit cards, car loans, student loans and mortgages
Financial Educator- TBD
A HUD certified housing counselor from CCCS of MD & DE will be the presenter. They will help you understand what steps you must take if you are facing foreclosure.
· Where to turn for help
· What options you may have – refinance, reinstatement, forbearance, repayment plan, loan modification, short sale, deed-in-lieu foreclosure, assumption, bankruptcy
· Explaining the process and timeline
· How a housing counselor may be able to help you
· How to avoid fraud and scams