Financial Education Partnership

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 five partners including REACH of Washington County, Washington County Community Action Council, Lasting Change Recovery Solutions for Women (formerly The W House), Hagerstown Housing Authority, and United Way of Washington County, MD.

Classes are held at various locations including the Washington County Free Library. The next Financial Literacy class series begins Thursday, April 27 and runs through Thursday, June 1. Class time is 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Online registration will be available starting April 6.

For more information about the Financial Literacy classes being offered, please contact Kelli Tencer, Success Coach at (301) 733-2371 or via email at kelli@reachofwc.org.

 

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