Financial Seminars

Our seminars are available to the clients and employees of human service agencies in Central Maryland.

Piggy avatar 13We are also available to provide seminars for businesses, and public venues such as the various library branches throughout the area. The seminars teach comprehensive financial management skills in a user friendly and meaningful practical way. Each presentation may last up to two hours and could include handouts, quizzes, and other materials.

We offer a broad range of seminar topics to include but not limited to the following titles:

  • Where Did My Money Go – an exploratory course covering budgeting, saving, and ways to increase income and reduce expenses.
  • Understanding Credit – includes information on establishing and using credit, as well as understanding credit reports and scores.
  • Your Job and Your Money – a practical class on the tools for acquiring a job and the necessary financial skills associated with managing your income.
  • Investing Basics – a primer on the jargon of investing and the many alternatives to consider.
  • Planning for Retirement – it’s not just about money but many other considerations as well.
  • Preparing for Tax Time – a practical discussion centering around deductions and credits to include the EITC, and implications of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Financial Forum – a lively and engaging Q&A about the financial issues you most want to discuss.

In addition we offer other topics inviting guest speakers to address such topics as :

  • Affording College – grants, scholarships, and the FAFSA are discussed.
  • Housing – affordability, tenant rights, and other issues are explored.
  • Identity Theft and Financial Fraud – timely information and ways to prevent being a victim.

 

 

Making Change Roy Yenoli at HCC Silas Craft Scholars 9-11-13
Howard Community College’s Silas Craft Scholars listen to MakingChange presenter Roy Yenoli.

To schedule a seminar for your organization, call 410-313-0239 or email info@makingchangecenter.org.

Upcoming Seminars and Other Events


  • March 2, 2017
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Minimize your taxes and maximize your refund by understanding the deductions and credits for which you are eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Roy Yenoli of MakingChange presents an overview of these as well as current information on the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading


  • March 8, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Minimize your taxes and maximize your refund by understanding the deductions and credits for which you are eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Roy Yenoli of MakingChange presents an overview of these as well as current information on the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading


  • March 8, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Minimize your taxes and maximize your refund by understanding the deductions and credits for which you are eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Roy Yenoli of MakingChange presents an overview of these as well as current information on the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading


  • March 14, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Merriweather Post Pavilion is hosting “Beer Tasting & Backstage Tour,” a benefit for MakingChange, on Tuesday, March 14, 5-7 p.m., in the pavilion’s newly renovated backstage. The fundraiser will include craft beers from Jailbreak Brewing, food, guided backstage tours and a DJ playing music from past Merriweather concerts. Proceeds will support MakingChange financial wellness programs Continue Reading


  • March 15, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Minimize your taxes and maximize your refund by understanding the deductions and credits for which you are eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Roy Yenoli of MakingChange presents an overview of these as well as current information on the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading