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 on-site. We serve the general public in such venues 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 becoming a victim
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Howard Community College’s Silas Craft Scholars listen to MakingChange instructor talk about financial literacy.

To schedule a seminar for your organization, call (443) 518-7648 or email

Upcoming Seminars and Other Events