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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 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 Financial Literacy class series begins Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

This 4-week series will be held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Room 334 of the Washington County Free Library.

Tuesday, August 22: "Do You Know Who Has an Eye on Your Money?"

Tuesday, August 29: "Getting and Keeping Your Ride on the Road"

Tuesday, September 5: "Conquering Debt"

Tuesday, September 12: "Money Matters for the Whole Family"

For more information about the Financial Literacy classes being offered or to register, please contact Kelli Tencer, Success Coach at (301) 733-2371 or via email at

Follow the Financial Education Partnership on Facebook to stay up-to-date with class schedules and for tips and information to help you manage your finances!