Upcoming events

    • 21 Apr 2014
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Montgomery Community College Germantown Campus 20200 Observation Drive Germantown, MD 20876, HT 216
    • 10
    Description: The way we manage our credit and debt affects how much we pay for credit (i.e. interest rates), our ability to be qualified for more credit, and even employment opportunities and how much we pay for car insurance.

    In this presentation, you will learn about:
    • Student loan borrower's rights and responsibilities
    • Navigating the loan process
    • Tips on managing your finances, and
    • Understanding credit reports and scores.
    This class is provided by the Maryland CASH Campaign and CAFE Montgomery MD.

    The Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Campaign™: is a state-wide network of organizations that promote financial stability for working families. Our coalition includes Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) partners that provide free tax preparation services, promote access to high-quality financial services, and offer financial education and coaching.

    The Coalition for the Advancement of Financial Education, also known as CAFE Montgomery MD, promotes and delivers high quality financial education to County residents of all ages, communities and ethnic groups. CAFE Montgomery MD's goal is to provide the necessary tools for making informed decisions about saving, spending, borrowing and managing credit.

    • 22 Apr 2014
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Catholic Charities, 12247 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902
    • 18
    Understand how to use a credit card responsibly, what card is best for you, factors creditors look for when making credit decisions, and what to do when a credit card is lost or stolen.

    This class is provided by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington. For more than 80 years, families, children and adults in need of help and hope have been able to turn to Catholic Charities to find comprehensive, caring and competent  support. With 63 programs working in 48 locations across the District of Columbia and the surrounding Maryland counties, Catholic Charities is uniquely positioned to help families overcome poverty and isolation and empower those they serve to live self-sufficient and independent lives.

    For More information, visit their websitehttp://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/mcfc

    • 23 Apr 2014
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Montgomery Community College Takoma Park Campus, 7600 Takoma Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912, Commons CM 211
    • 10
    Description: The way we manage our credit and debt affects how much we pay for credit (i.e. interest rates), our ability to be qualified for more credit, and even employment opportunities and how much we pay for car insurance.

    In this presentation, you will learn about:
    • Student loan borrower's rights and responsibilities
    • Navigating the loan process
    • Tips on managing your finances, and
    • Understanding credit reports and scores.
    This class is provided by the Maryland CASH Campaign and CAFE Montgomery MD.

    The Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Campaign™: is a state-wide network of organizations that promote financial stability for working families. Our coalition includes Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) partners that provide free tax preparation services, promote access to high-quality financial services, and offer financial education and coaching.

    The Coalition for the Advancement of Financial Education, also known as CAFE Montgomery MD, promotes and delivers high quality financial education to County residents of all ages, communities and ethnic groups. CAFE Montgomery MD's goal is to provide the necessary tools for making informed decisions about saving, spending, borrowing and managing credit.

    • 24 Apr 2014
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • St. Joseph Parish Center, 47 De Paul Street, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21717
    9:00am- 10:00am- Stop in for coffee and donuts
    10:00am- Information tables open
    10:30am- Guest speakers
    11:15am- Information tables continue to be open
    Noon- Lunch

    Information tables will be open throughout the day, representatives of various organizations will be sharing their ideas regarding financial literacy.  Our goal is for each adult attending to leave with at least one new idea on how to handle his or her finances better at home.

    Attending this presentation will serve as one of the two required educational opportunities for Seton Center, Inc. clients to receive financial and/or holiday assistance.  Attending this will assure you of a food gift card to Jubilee Foods.

    Sponsored by: Seton Center, Inc.
    • 24 Apr 2014
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Montgomery Community College Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850, CC 205
    • 9
    Description: The way we manage our credit and debt affects how much we pay for credit (i.e. interest rates), our ability to be qualified for more credit, and even employment opportunities and how much we pay for car insurance.

    In this presentation, you will learn about:
    • Student loan borrower's rights and responsibilities
    • Navigating the loan process
    • Tips on managing your finances, and
    • Understanding credit reports and scores.
    This class is provided by the Maryland CASH Campaign and CAFE Montgomery MD.

    The Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Campaign™: is a state-wide network of organizations that promote financial stability for working families. Our coalition includes Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) partners that provide free tax preparation services, promote access to high-quality financial services, and offer financial education and coaching.

    The Coalition for the Advancement of Financial Education, also known as CAFE Montgomery MD, promotes and delivers high quality financial education to County residents of all ages, communities and ethnic groups. CAFE Montgomery MD's goal is to provide the necessary tools for making informed decisions about saving, spending, borrowing and managing credit.

    • 24 Apr 2014
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Dorchester County Health Department, Dri-Dock Recovery and Wellness Center, 824 Fairmount Avenue, Cambridge, MD 21613
    • 10
    Attend this informative workshop to learn how and why to get your credit report, how to monitor your credit history, how your credit score is compiled and ways to increase it!
    • 24 Apr 2014
    • 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore, 819 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
    • 10

    Description: This class explores several financial concepts, including: financial institutions and their products, credit, budgeting, and consumer protection issues.


    By attending this class, you will learn how to:

    -build a positive relationship with banks and credit unions

    -apply for credit

    -decrease spending and increase income

    -avoid identity theft, and

    -identify predatory lending practices

    Further information on the class curriculum can be found here.


    Please register at:

    http://www.nhsbaltimore.org/registration/index.php


    This class is provided by:

    Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore, www.nhsbaltimore.org.


    NHS of Baltimore (Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore) was established in 1974 and has been dedicated to the revitalization of Baltimore neighborhoods through homeownership opportunities. NHS of Baltimore creates and sustains homeownership opportunities through customized lending and consumer education in the Baltimore Region.

    • 29 Apr 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Multiservice Center, 9900 Washington Boulevard (Rt 1), Laurel, MD 20723

    Register Today!
    Call 410-880-5917 and ask for Yaneth Flowers or
    email yflowers@howardcountymd.gov.

 
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