December

Upcoming events

    • 07 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Online

    These small group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts and futures planning. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts at The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs and benefits that you should consider.

    Please register here.

    Note due to COVID-19, this is a Zoom virtual meeting rather than in-person meeting.


    • 07 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online
    Join CCCSMD to learn about the process of renting a property, how to best prepare, understanding lease contracts, effectively communicating with landlords and how to best position yourself financially as well as your rights under Fair Housing laws and the importance of credit.

    Register Here


    • 07 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

    WEEK of Dec. 6-10 Register Here

    Dec. 7 (Tu)– BOOK CLUB SERIES – Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months
    Dec. 8 (W)– IT’S ALL MENTAL – Money Mindfulness Meditation (in Partnership w/ Dr. Gioia Chilton)
    Dec. 9 (Th)– FINANCIAL THEATER – Applying Your Financial Counseling
    Dec. 10 (F)– ‘TIS THE SEASON – Help Me Get The Holidays Right!


    • 08 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    Join the CCCSMD for a FREE webinar that will teach you about Rental Evictions.

    Workshop topics include: the eviction process & causes, different types of eviction notices, impacts & ways to prevent eviction, discrimination & fair housing.

    Register Here


    • 08 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

    WEEK of Dec. 6-10 Register Here

    Dec. 7 (Tu)– BOOK CLUB SERIES – Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months
    Dec. 8 (W)– IT’S ALL MENTAL – Money Mindfulness Meditation (in Partnership w/ Dr. Gioia Chilton)
    Dec. 9 (Th)– FINANCIAL THEATER – Applying Your Financial Counseling
    Dec. 10 (F)– ‘TIS THE SEASON – Help Me Get The Holidays Right!


    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online

    ➢Learn tips and tricks to boost, improve or maintain your credit

    ➢Learn how to read and better understand your personal credit report

    ➢Create a strategic plan to meet your credit goals

    ➢Receive supportive check-ins every 3 months following your workshop

    After you attend the 1 hour workshop, you will set a 30 minute 1 on 1 personalized Credit Report review within 1 week of the workshop. Bring your availability to the workshop to set this additional appointment. 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED CONTACT: Lacy Ames at (301) 788-0239 or Lames@interfaithhousing.org




    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    Join CCCSMD to learn the mental and physical impacts of financial hardships, the importance of counseling, relevant stats, the difference between wants & needs, debt relief options, crisis budgeting and more.

    Register Here

    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

    WEEK of Dec. 6-10 Register Here

    Dec. 7 (Tu)– BOOK CLUB SERIES – Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months
    Dec. 8 (W)– IT’S ALL MENTAL – Money Mindfulness Meditation (in Partnership w/ Dr. Gioia Chilton)
    Dec. 9 (Th)– FINANCIAL THEATER – Applying Your Financial Counseling
    Dec. 10 (F)– ‘TIS THE SEASON – Help Me Get The Holidays Right!


    • 09 Dec 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Online

    ➢Learn tips and tricks to boost, improve or maintain your credit

    ➢Learn how to read and better understand your personal credit report

    ➢Create a strategic plan to meet your credit goals

    ➢Receive supportive check-ins every 3 months following your workshop

    After you attend the 1 hour workshop, you will set a 30 minute 1 on 1 personalized Credit Report review within 1 week of the workshop. Bring your availability to the workshop to set this additional appointment. 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED CONTACT: Lacy Ames at (301) 788-0239 or Lames@interfaithhousing.org




    • 10 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    Join CCCSMD to learn about Fair Housing laws and how to file a complaint if you feel your rights have been violated. We will review a brief history of the Fair Housing Act, talk about what is prohibited and list the protected classes. This seminar will also cover housing discrimination and provide examples.

    Register Here

    • 10 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

    WEEK of Dec. 6-10 Register Here

    Dec. 7 (Tu)– BOOK CLUB SERIES – Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months
    Dec. 8 (W)– IT’S ALL MENTAL – Money Mindfulness Meditation (in Partnership w/ Dr. Gioia Chilton)
    Dec. 9 (Th)– FINANCIAL THEATER – Applying Your Financial Counseling
    Dec. 10 (F)– ‘TIS THE SEASON – Help Me Get The Holidays Right!


    • 11 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Online

    nterested in buying a home? Join CCCSMD, a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, for a FREE homeownership online workshop that will cover the entire process of financing and owning your first home. Topics of this workshop will include determining your price range, financial readiness, down-payment and closing cost assistance, the importance of credit, qualifying for a mortgage and more.

    This is a live 6-hour webinar. To receive credit for attending and qualify for a certificate of completion, you MUST:


    • 13 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    Join CCCSMD for a FREE webinar that will teach you about Foreclosure Prevention.

    Participants learn about the different types of foreclosures and how to avoid them; what retention and non-retention options are available; the terminology used around foreclosures; specific programs to help borrowers at risk and what scams to be aware of.

    Register Here

    • 13 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online

    How credit cards work and how to manage them

    Register Here

    Meeting ID: 957 619 0961

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    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online

    Join the Maryland Insurance Administration, The Maryland Home Improvement Commission, and Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland for a short, informational session that will discuss:

    - Hiring contractors

    - Remediation companies

    - Tree removal companies, and other companies that consumers may hire after they sustain damage to their home.

    Register here




    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Online

    Join CCCSMD to become more aware of current scams; how to protect against identity theft; indicators of scams and identity theft; how a victim of a scam or identity theft can move forward towards recovery; how being a victim of a scam or identity theft can impact an individual’s ability to secure, afford and sustain housing

    Register Here

    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    Ways to build assets, including buying a car and getting training and education.


    Register Here

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    • 14 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

     WEEK of Dec. 13-17 Register Here

    Dec. 14 (Tu)– SUPERBETTER SERIES – Epic Wins: Planning a Measurable Win
    Dec. 15 (W)– YOUR FUTURE WITH MONEY – Your Right to Passive Income
    Dec. 16 (Th)– BEST OF THE FEC@PGCC PODCAST – Highlighting the Wisdom of Our Guests

    • 15 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    Information on Financial products, Services, and various providers..


    Register Here

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    • 15 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

     WEEK of Dec. 13-17 Register Here

    Dec. 14 (Tu)– SUPERBETTER SERIES – Epic Wins: Planning a Measurable Win
    Dec. 15 (W)– YOUR FUTURE WITH MONEY – Your Right to Passive Income
    Dec. 16 (Th)– BEST OF THE FEC@PGCC PODCAST – Highlighting the Wisdom of Our Guests

    • 15 Dec 2021
    • 6:30 PM
    • Online

    Learn about the current Eviction process and how to avoid Eviction!

    Thousands of families experienced a loss or reduction of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing many tenants to fall behind on their rent. The great news is that Howard County has a number of resources to help families avoid eviction including rental assistance and financial counseling. Join MakingChange, Inc to learn more about these resources and how we can help you!

    Register Here

    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    This workshop will show you how to develop a spending and savings plan, and how to prioritize spending when money is short.


    Register Here

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    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Online

    The FEC@PGCC is inviting you to our special weekly series, Virtual Empowerment Hour:

    JOIN US ON SELECT DAYS IN NOVEMBER & DECEMBER at 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. for programs and 2:15 p.m. for extra instruction/office hours

     WEEK of Dec. 13-17 Register Here

    Dec. 14 (Tu)– SUPERBETTER SERIES – Epic Wins: Planning a Measurable Win
    Dec. 15 (W)– YOUR FUTURE WITH MONEY – Your Right to Passive Income
    Dec. 16 (Th)– BEST OF THE FEC@PGCC PODCAST – Highlighting the Wisdom of Our Guests

    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81419433511
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    Join Elizabeth Plot, CFP®, ChFC®, AFC® as she explains Retirement Accounts.  Learn about the CASH Campaign of Maryland's Financial Coaching and Certified Financial Planning programs.


    Register and join us using the zoom link!  To connect by phone, see information below.



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    • 17 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Online

    It is important to ensure that your child with disabilities is financially secure when you are no longer around to provide help.

    In this presentation, learn about the roles of Special Needs Trusts in safeguarding government benefits while ensuring your (adult) child’s personal needs and aspirations continue to be met in the future.

    Your Speaker:

    Tia Marsili oversees The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Trust department and works one-to-one with families and individuals to plan futures and establish SNTs throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. She educates the community, professionals, and agencies about comprehensive Futures Planning and SNT services.

    Under her stewardship, the program has established over 1800 trusts and in collaboration with KeyBank manage a combined $49 million in cash and assets.

    Tia is a multi-lingual, well-traveled professional with over 28 years of experience in the world of disabilities. She’s the mother of two daughters with disabilities and is passionate about creating systems that provide equality.

    Register for the event here


    • 17 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Online

    It is important to ensure that your child with disabilities is financially secure when you are no longer around to provide help.

    In this presentation, learn about the roles of Special Needs Trusts in safeguarding government benefits while ensuring your (adult) child’s personal needs and aspirations continue to be met in the future.

    Your Speaker:

    Tia Marsili oversees The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Trust department and works one-to-one with families and individuals to plan futures and establish SNTs throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. She educates the community, professionals, and agencies about comprehensive Futures Planning and SNT services.

    Under her stewardship, the program has established over 1800 trusts and in collaboration with KeyBank manage a combined $49 million in cash and assets.

    Tia is a multi-lingual, well-traveled professional with over 28 years of experience in the world of disabilities. She’s the mother of two daughters with disabilities and is passionate about creating systems that provide equality.

    Register for the event here


    • 17 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    This workshop will address the options for borrowing money and the costs involved.


    Register Here

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    • 20 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    This workshop covers various ways on how to track income and expenses.


    Register Here

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    • 21 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Online

    Join The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Trust Director Tia Marsili for a group discussion on futures planning. Learn how Special Needs Trusts work together with disability programs and other resources to secure the financial future of your child with disabilities.

    Register Here

    About the Special Needs Trust from The Arc of Northern Virginia The Arc of Northern Virginia Special Needs Trust is for people with disabilities in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Find out more on how we help families plan for their loved ones with disabilities: www.thearcofnovatrust.org

    • 21 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    We will discuss ways to recognize, respond to, and reduce the risks of identity theft, along with strategies for protecting other assets .


    Register Here

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    • 22 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    Credit report and scores, building productive credit histories, and repairing and improving credit


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    • 23 Dec 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Online

    ➢Learn tips and tricks to boost, improve or maintain your credit

    ➢Learn how to read and better understand your personal credit report

    ➢Create a strategic plan to meet your credit goals

    ➢Receive supportive check-ins every 3 months following your workshop

    After you attend the 1 hour workshop, you will set a 30 minute 1 on 1 personalized Credit Report review within 1 week of the workshop. Bring your availability to the workshop to set this additional appointment. 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED CONTACT: Lacy Ames at (301) 788-0239 or Lames@interfaithhousing.org




    • 23 Dec 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Online

    ➢Learn tips and tricks to boost, improve or maintain your credit

    ➢Learn how to read and better understand your personal credit report

    ➢Create a strategic plan to meet your credit goals

    ➢Receive supportive check-ins every 3 months following your workshop

    After you attend the 1 hour workshop, you will set a 30 minute 1 on 1 personalized Credit Report review within 1 week of the workshop. Bring your availability to the workshop to set this additional appointment. 

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED CONTACT: Lacy Ames at (301) 788-0239 or Lames@interfaithhousing.org




    • 27 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    This module is part #2 on covering different kinds of debt and how to manage it.


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    • 28 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    Ways to build assets, including buying a car and getting training and education


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    Meeting ID: 957 619 0961

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    • 29 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    How to keep track of your income and expenses.


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    • 30 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online
    How credit cards work and how to manage them.


    Register Here

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