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MD CASH Academy classes are for adults who want to learn more about managing their financial lives.  We offer a wide range of classes for people who are interested in budgeting, managing debt, saving for the future, filing their taxes or managing their insurance. Our Educators and Partners provide fact based financial education without providing financial advice or selling any products or services. If you'd like to request a class near you then please fill out our request a class form. Please contact us at info@cashmd.org if you need special accommodations to attend one of our classes. 


Upcoming events

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 16 Jan 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    ONGOING: CREDIT CAFE 

    FREE 

    Want to repair, build and understand your credit? 

    Third Thursdays each month.  Workshops from 5 - 6 pm. 

    Your complete credit report will be prepared for you in advance and 

    you will meet with a credit adviser for 30 minutes before or after the 

    workshop.  

    Register (required) with Lacy Ames, Interfaith Housing Alliance, 

    301-788-0239.


    Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD 

    Provided by the Housing Authority for the City of Frederick 





    • 19 Oct 2019
    • 18 Jan 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    FREE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY 

    HOME BUYER EDUCATION WORKSHOP 

    Thinking about buying a home? 

    Real Estate Agents, lenders, and non-profit organization staff will be 

    on-hand during this educational workshop to answer questions, offer 

    guidance and direction!

    Third Saturdays each month, 12 - 5 p.m. 

    Registration required.   Contact Brad Petersen at 301-600-3966.


    Provided by the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick. 



    • 21 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • APG Federal Credit Union Home Loan Center, 321 S. Main St., Bel Air, MD 21014
    Come out and learn how to prepare for your future by setting aside money today! Learn all about the best retirement strategies and where to start.

    Reservations are required due to space capacity of the meeting room, which is limited to 20 people.

    To reserve your space, please call 410-612-2361 or email us at WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com.

    When responding please indicate how many will be attending.



    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    Conquering Debt!

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10am

    Location: 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org

    All classes are free, and no registration is required. 

    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 224 N. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    Earn it! Plan it! Keep it!

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1pm

    Location: 224 N. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org 


    All classes are free, and no registration is required. 

    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 3601 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Register

    Un taller de educación financiera gratiz, provenido por CASH Campaign of Maryland. Ven a aprender cómo puede: 

    • Maximizar sus ingresos
    • Evitar a multas y tarifas costosas 
    • ¡Pensar en el futuro y empezar a ahorrar su dinero!


    • 22 Oct 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Woodlawn Library - 1811 Woodlawn Drive Woodlawn, Maryland 21207
    Register
    Are you approaching retirement age, in retirement or interested in learning about life post retirement? Then be sure to check out this great workshop covering topics such as how to spend and save in retirement, protecting your money and protecting yourself!
    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • FREE Webinar
    Register

    CCCSMD  

    Invest in Yourself Webinar Series

    Introduction to Homeownership 

    Topics include: 

    The decision to buy or not buy; financial readiness; the importance 

    of the credit report an score; introduction to loan options and 

    lender guidelines; available resources. 


    Provided by CCCSMD offers a series of unique and meaningful FREE web-based financial literacy webinars directed towards increasing the economic strength of communities and individuals.  Duration time per event: 1 Hour.  Registration is required. https://www.cccsmd.org/online-workshops/   

    We invite you to join us 

    October 23, 2019  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM  



    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Great Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 East Patrick Street, Frederick Md
    Register

    FREDERICK COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR - FREE 

    Saturday, October 26, 2019 

    8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    Great Frederick Fairgrounds

    797 East Patrick Street 

    Frederick, Maryland 


    Medical screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, hearing, 

    heart disease, hepatitis B & C, HIV/AIDS, lung disease, and vision,

    Flu vaccines and more.  


    http://aacfmd.org/community-health-fair




    • 26 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    Register

    Yes! You're a Small Business

    Do you have a side hustle? Drive for Uber or Lyft?  Managing your taxes can be difficult, especially if you have a "side hustle" or small business. 

    This FREE workshop from the CASH Campaign of Maryland is designed to provide you with general information and resources to help you keep your finances on track when you have a small business. 

    Central Library, Business, Science,and Technology Department, Room 125

    400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201





    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Elkridge Library 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD 21075
    Register

    MakingChange presents...


    Planning for Retirement

     It's not just about money but many other considerations as well. 


     In partnership with MakingChange.


    • 04 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • APGFCU Home Loan Center, 321 South Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Register

    Do you know your own money personality?

    Understanding your money personality will help you understand why you make the money choices you make. 
     This workshop will cover the following: 

    • Identify various financial personalities 
    • Evaluate your financial motivators 
    • Establish financial goals 
    • Analyze financial concepts and terms 
    • Identify financial options available 
    • Reservations are required due to space capacity of the meeting room, which is limited to 20 people. 

    To reserve your space, please call 410-612-2361 or email workshopRSVP@apgfcu.com. 

    When responding please indicate how many will be attending. 


    • 06 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 10 Distillery Dr. Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    BUILD A BUDGET WORKSHOP: Creating SMART Financial Goals

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10am

    Location: 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157

    Learn how to build a budget and work towards your goals with this great workshop from our partners at HSP! 

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org 

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Pikesville Library - 1301 Reisterstown Road Pikesville, Maryland 21208
    Register
    Are you approaching retirement age, in retirement or interested in learning about life post retirement? Then be sure to check out this great workshop covering topics such as how to spend and save in retirement, protecting your money and protecting yourself!
    • 09 Nov 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Savage Library, 9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, MD 20723
    Register

    MakingChange presents...

    Elder Financial Abuse and ID Theft - Unfortunately in our world today everyone is a potential victim of financial abuse and fraud; even more so for seniors but there are ways to protect yourself. Please join us for a very informative discussion detailing how it happens, what to do if you're a victim and preventative actions to take NOW.



    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 10 Distillery Dr. Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    BUILD A BUDGET WORKSHOP: Managing Your Expenses

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 10am

    Location: 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157

    Learn how to build a budget by managing your expenses with this great workshop from our partners at HSP! 

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org 


    All classes are free, an no registration is required. 

    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    FINANCIAL FORTITUDE WORKSHOP - FREE 

    Plan Your Financial Vision!

    Wednesday, November 13, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 

    To register: 

    Text 240-549-9414 or email  VHenry@HACFrederick.org

    All classes are held at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, 

    Frederick, Maryland


    Provided by: Housing Authority of the City of Frederick 

    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    FINANCIAL FORTITUDE WORKSHOP - FREE 

    Plan Your Financial Vision!

    Wednesday, November 13, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

    To register: 

    Text 240-549-9414 or email  VHenry@HACFrederick.org

    All classes are held at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, 

    Frederick, Maryland


    Provided by: Housing Authority of the City of Frederick 

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • North Carroll Branch Library, 2255 Hanover Pike, Hampstead, MD
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    Credit is an Asset!

    Thursday, November 14, 2019  1:30 p.m. 

    Location: North Carroll Branch Library

    2255 Hanover Pike

    Hampstead, MD 

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org


    All classes are free, and no registration is required. 

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Essex Library - 1110 Eastern Boulevard Essex, Maryland 21221
    Register
    Are you approaching retirement age, in retirement or interested in learning about life post retirement? Then be sure to check out this great workshop covering topics such as how to spend and save in retirement, protecting your money and protecting yourself!
    • 16 Nov 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Frederick County Association of Realtors, 478 Prospect Blvd., Frederick, MD
    • 19
    Register
    FCAA Home buyers Education Workshop

    Are you interested in becoming a first time home buyer? If so, this workshop may be for you.

    Topics include:

    • Creating a Budget
    • Credit and how it effects mortgage applications
    • The complete home buying process
    • Closing on a home
    • Mortgage and down payment programs available to first time home buyers


    Interested individuals should contact Pat McMorrow at 301-600-6206 or pmcmorrow@cityoffrederick.com in addition to registering at the MD CASH Academy.

    This class is provided by:

    The Fredrick Community Action Agency (FCAA), a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency.  The FCAA is the federally designated Community Action Agency for Frederick County, Maryland, administers programs and services to assist disadvantaged and low-income people, thereby, ameliorating the causes and effects of poverty.



    • 18 Nov 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • APGFCU Home Loan Center, 321 South Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014
    Register

    Everything you need to build a better budget. 

    This workshop will cover the following: 

    • Recognize the benefits of budgeting 
    • Establish financial goals 
    • Evaluate personal spending habits 
    • Identify various ways to complete a budget 
    • Prepare a basic budget 

    Reservations are required due to space capacity of the meeting room, which is limited to 20 people. 

    To reserve your space, please call 410-612-2361 or email us at WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com. 

    When responding please indicate how many will be attending. 


    • 18 Nov 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • North Point Library - 1716 Merritt Boulevard Dundalk, Maryland 21222
    Register
    Are you approaching retirement age, in retirement or interested in learning about life post retirement? Then be sure to check out this great workshop covering topics such as how to spend and save in retirement, protecting your money and protecting yourself!
    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 224 N. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    Earn it! Plan it! Keep it!

    Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1pm

    Location: 224 N. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org 


    All classes are free, and no registration is required. 

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 10 Distillery Dr. Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    BUILD A BUDGET WORKSHOP: Budgeting Tools and Tips

    Wednesday, November 20, 2019  10am - 11 a.m 

    Location: 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157

    Learn how to build a budget and maintain it with this great workshop from our partners at HSP! 

    All classes are free, no registration is required 



    • 23 Nov 2019
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • 3601 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224
    Register

    Un taller de educación financiera gratiz, provenido por CASH Campaign of Maryland. Ven a aprender sobre:

    • Diferentes instituciones financieras
    • Valores bancarios y cómo nos afectan
    • Cómo elegir cuentas y productos
    • Protección al consumidor 
    • Cómo calcular interés


    • 26 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157
    Register

    Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc present...

    Conquering Debt!

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 , 10am

    Location: 10 Distillery Dr., Suite G-1, Westminster, MD 21157

    For more information contact Jennifer Bacon at (410) 857-2999 or jbacon@hspinc.org

    All classes are free, and no registration is required. 

    • 02 Dec 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • APG Federal Credit Union Home Loan Center, 321 S. Main St., Bel Air, MD 21014
    Learn what impact credit has on your wallet, what is in a credit report, and more.

    Reservations are required due to space capacity of the meeting room, which is limited to 20 people.

    To reserve your space, please call 410-612-2361 or email us at WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com.

    When responding please indicate how many will be attending.



    • 11 Dec 2019
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    FINANCIAL FORTITUDE WORKSHOP - FREE 

    Become Your Own Credit Guru!

    Wednesday, December 11, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 

    To register: 

    Text 240-549-9414 or email  VHenry@HACFrederick.org

    All classes are held at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, 

    Frederick, Maryland


    Provided by: Housing Authority of the City of Frederick 

    • 11 Dec 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick, MD
    Register

    FINANCIAL FORTITUDE WORKSHOP - FREE 

    Become Your Own Credit Guru!

    Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

    To register: 

    Text 240-549-9414 or email  VHenry@HACFrederick.org

    All classes are held at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, 

    Frederick, Maryland


    Provided by: Housing Authority of the City of Frederick 

    • 16 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • APGFCU Home Loan Center, 321 South Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014
    Register

    Do you have a budget and still find yourself short on cash? 

    This workshop will cover the following topics: 

    • Assess causes of financial shortfalls and identify ways to prevent them 
    • Identify measures and steps to find hidden cash 
    • Identify habits and practices that will help increase your net worth 

    Reservations are required due to space capacity of the meeting room, which is limited to 20 people. 

    To reserve your space, please call 410-612-2361 or email us at WorkshopRSVP@apgfcu.com. 

    When responding please indicate how many will be attending. 

     


    • 21 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Frederick County Association of Realtors, 478 Prospect Blvd., Frederick, MD
    • 20
    Register
    FCAA Home buyers Education Workshop

    Are you interested in becoming a first time home buyer? If so, this workshop may be for you.

    Topics include:

    • Creating a Budget
    • Credit and how it effects mortgage applications
    • The complete home buying process
    • Closing on a home
    • Mortgage and down payment programs available to first time home buyers


    Interested individuals should contact Pat McMorrow at 301-600-6206 or pmcmorrow@cityoffrederick.com in addition to registering at the MD CASH Academy.

    This class is provided by:

    The Fredrick Community Action Agency (FCAA), a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency.  The FCAA is the federally designated Community Action Agency for Frederick County, Maryland, administers programs and services to assist disadvantaged and low-income people, thereby, ameliorating the causes and effects of poverty.



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