FINANCIAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP OF WASHINGTON COUNTY (FEPWC)
A UNITED WAY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD COLLABORATION
Working with the Maryland CASH Campaign, the FEPWC offers FREE Financial Education Classes to a broad spectrum of Washington County residents, including low-moderate income households, the unemployed and homeless, as well as those who are employed but facing financial difficulty. Each class is fun, interactive and full of information for anyone interested in learning how to plan, set financial goals, save more and spend less.
The evidence based Financial Education curriculum includes the following essential components of personal financial management:
- understanding and creating a budget
- filing tax returns
- decreasing debt
- increasing assets
- increasing credit score
- available banking products
The FEPWC currently has seven partners including REACH of Washington County, Washington County Community Action Council, Lasting Change Recovery Solutions for Women (formerly The W House), Hagerstown Housing Authority, Horizon Goodwill Industries, Interfaith Service Coalition, and United Way of Washington County, MD.
Classes are held at various locations including the Washington County Free Library.
The next round of public classes will be hosted by Hagerstown Housing Authority at Elgin Station Community Center (40 Elgin Blvd, Hagerstown) on Wednesdays (March 7 – April 4, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Contact Tacy Meyers at the Housing Authority by calling 301-733-6911 x 157 for more information or to register.
Session topics include:
- Do You Know Who Has an Eye on Your Money?
- Getting and Keeping Your Ride on the Road
- Conquering Debt
- Money Matters for the Whole Family
BREAKING NEWS: We are expanding classes into the South County area!!! We will be at the Boonsboro Library on Tuesdays May 1 – June 5, 2018 (no class on May 8) from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Contact Kelli Tencer for more information or to register.
For more information about the Financial Literacy classes being offered, please contact Kelli Tencer, Success Coach at (301) 733-2371 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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