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.

Making My Money Behave: Building a Better Financial Foundation 

Saturday, September 23rd, 10am – 12pm

In person at the Elkridge Library, 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD

Participants will learn the importance of tracking expenses to help build a financial foundation.  By making spending adjustments and learning about four common budgeting styles, you can create a monthly budget that makes sense for you.  Participants will also learn SMART goal setting.  

Register using this Eventbrite link.

Credit 101: Learning about credit and practicing credit building behavior in partnership with Luminus (Spanish)

Saturday, September 30th, 10am – 12pm

In person at the Elkridge Library, 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD 

 Learn about credit and practicing credit building behavior and why does your credit matter? learn about tools and resources to help you dispute credit errors and build your credit up by practicing life changing behaviors.

Register using this Eventbrite link.

Return to Repayment: Exploring Repayment Plans and Time-Sensitive Benefits

Tuesday, October 10th, 6-7:30pm

MakingChange, Inc is partnering with the Maryland Center for Collegiate Financial Wellness for this workshop. Executive Director, Dr. Tisa Silver Canady, is an author and collegiate financial wellness advocate who has personally advised students and families on the repayment of more than $100 million in student loans. Since 2022, she has helped federal student loan borrowers secure near $10 million in loan forgiveness. 

This webinar will provide participants with: 

  • • an overview of federal student repayment plans (including the recently announced income-driven repayment plan, “SAVE”) 
  • • an update on time-sensitive loan forgiveness programs 
  • • tips on how to determine eligibility and complete applications (where necessary)
Register for this workshop on zoom, 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.