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Free Financial Education Classes in Howard County

Free Financial Education Classes in Howard County

Financial Education Mini Summit Learn about the state of research in evaluating outcomes of financial education by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, who will also be rolling out their Financial Educator Exchange (FinEX). Join the discussion on ideas to create metrics on how financial education impacts financial stability in Maryland. When: September 21 (Mon) 2015;… Continue Reading

MakingChange is Currently Looking for a VITA Site Coordinator

MakingChange’s mission is to empower individuals and families to achieve financial stability. We are currently seeking interested individuals to join our team for the following position: VITA Site Coordinator Position Overview: MakingChange is seeking a site coordinator for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, an IRS supported community service. MakingChange is a non-profit organization… Continue Reading

MakingChange To Host Money Matters Fair for Entire Family

MakingChange To Host Money Matters Fair for Entire Family

MakingChange, a local nonprofit which develops and delivers financial education programs, will host the Money Matters Fair on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Fair will include free activities for the entire family and will focus on such issues as living within your means, college funding options, preparing for retirement… Continue Reading

Recruiting Volunteers for MakingChange’s Free Tax Preparation (VITA) Program

MakingChange is hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site in Howard County for the 2014 tax season. In preparation for the site’s opening, MakingChange is seeking volunteers to serve as tax preparers, quality reviewers, greeters and office staff. Volunteer tax preparers are trained to help with special credits, such as the Earned Income Tax… Continue Reading

Michelle Glasburn Shares Financial Homework Before Starting a Business

Michelle Glassburn, the former president of MakingChange, writes the Her Money column for Her Mind magazine. This month, she takes a look at what your financial homework should be before starting a business, considering things like: Saving prior to launch Separating business and personal finances Finding the right advisors Click here to read the full… Continue Reading