Upcoming Events

MakingChange Hosts Financial Wellness Events

Please take note that some workshops are offered for in-person and some are offered virtually via Zoom.

MakingChange Movie Night: Debt Does not have to be a Way of Life, do you agree? 

Tuesday, July 16, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Are you living paycheck to paycheck with no money at the end of the month because of debt? Join MakingChange in learning two (2) practical methods to demolish debt and ways to manage debt that will allow you to maintain control of your financial life to reach your goals and dream again.

Register for this workshop using this link.

Rental vs. Owning

Tuesday, July 16, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The transition from homeownership can be exciting and scary at the same time. We know that there is a lot of information that you need to know and MakingChange is here to help! If you are weighing the pros and cons of renting versus owning, then this is the workshop for you! Join us as we talk through the pros and cons of each and as we bust through some of the myths that have made this decision even more of a challenge for you.

Register for this workshop using this link.

Fair Housing

Thursday, July 18, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

You will learn about the Fair Housing Act that ensures equal rights for every American that wishes to rent or own a house and prohibits in the sale or rental of housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability.

Register for this workshop using this link

How to Become a Successful Renter

Monday, July 22, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Being a successful renter is essential for the next steps in your life, whether it is renting another place or planning to become a homeowner. Maintaining a positive rental history and a relationship with your landlord ensures a smooth transition. You must demonstrate reliability, responsibility, and consideration for the property and its owner.

Register for this workshop using this link.

I Need to Save Some Money

Tuesday, July 23, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

10 Strategies to Help you Reach your Savings Goal! It’s easy to say, “I’m going to save money,” but that’s an empty promise, without a plan. Participants will learn how to create a plan to save and the importance of savings which helps cover future expenses, manage financial stress, plan for vacations and more.

Register for this workshop using this link.

ABC’s of Credit Management

Monday, August 5, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

 Learn 10 important tips to manage your credit to impact change to build your credit profile and how it’s viewed by lenders to help you reach your financial and housing goals.

Register for this workshop using this link.

MakingChange Homebuyer Education Workshop: The Homebuying Process

Thursday, August 8 and 15, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest purchases you will make in your lifetime and MakingChange wants to make sure that you are prepared! Do you have a plan? Do you understand your credit and how lenders assess it? Do you know the loan process? Do you know the pros and cons of working with a realtor? Are you knowledgeable of the types of insurance associated with being a homeowner?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, join this upcoming HUD-approved curriculum homebuyer education class.

During this 6-hour workshop, you will learn:

  • How much you can afford
  • How lenders qualify you for a mortgage loan.
  • About the loan process
  • What it means to work with a Real Estate Agent
  • About a home inspection and why you need to have one
  • About the different types of homeowner’s insurance

Register for this workshop using this link.  

Don’t Fall for It: Some Practical Ways to Prevent Fraud

Tuesday, August 20, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Join MakingChange in learning seven practical ways to avoid becoming one of millions of people who are scammed in very clever ways and some ways to lessen the likelihood that you will become a victim.

Register for this workshop using this link.  

For financial counseling related to COVID-19 or any other financial challenges you are facing,

call us at (443) 518-7647 or schedule an appointment below.