FINANCIAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP – WASHINGTON COUNTY
Working with the United Way of Washington County and the Cash Campaign of MD, Reach of Washington County is the lead agency for a collaborative of non-profits providing financial education services to a broad spectrum of residents in Washington County, including low-moderate income households, the unemployed and homeless, as well as those who are employed but facing financial difficulty. Classes are 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 FEP-WC 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 throughout the county. Our next round of classes will be hosted by our partner, Hagerstown Housing Authority at the Elgin Station Community Center on Wednesdays from March 7-April 4, 2018 from 1-2 pm.
We are pleased to announce that the FEP-WC will be expanding opportunities for our South County residents by offering a series of financial wellness classes at the Boonsboro Library on Tuesdays, May 1- June 5 from 6-7 pm.
For more information, please contact Kelli S. Tencer, Success Coach at 301-733-2371 ext. 107.