Check back soon for news about Money Power Day 2015!
THANK YOU for making this year's event a great success!
Why Attend Money Power Day 2014?
Families who come to Money Power Day will be armed with the resources, tools, and support needed to change their financial futures. The many on-site services will allow participants to walk away with much more than a few brochures and business cards – they will have the tools to make the tough decisions needed to reach their financial goals.
Love and Money: Creating a Family Legacy
Baltimore's First Family of Finances Terry and Deborah Owens will share tips on how to spend, save and invest to build wealth. Deborah is a financial expert, author and co host with Terry Owens of Love and Money on Wealthy Radio, which airs on WEAA 88.9 FM on the First Tuesday of every month.
Topics will include: small business, home ownership, managing debt and more. Brought to you by M&T Bank.
- Preparing for Home Ownership 10:00am - 11:15am
- Funding Higher Education: Know Your Options 10:00am - 11:15am
- Starting a Small Business 11:30am - 12:45pm
- Managing Student Debt 11:30am - 12:45pm
- Working with a Small Business Lender 1:15pm - 2:30pm
- Plan for and Protect your Legacy: Life Insurance, Wills, Trusts, and more 1:15pm - 2:30pm
9:30am - Opening Remarks (elected officials)
10:15am - 10:45am - Jennifer Matthews - Finances, Attitude, Investment (in-self) and Learning
11:00 am - 11:30am Fuel Fund "How to Save On Your Energy Bills"
11:30am RAFFLE PRIZES!
11:45am - Remarks from the Comptroller of Maryland
Noon - 12:45 - Love & Money by Deborah and Terry Owens
1:30pm - 2:00pm - Credit 101 by Consumer Credit Counseling of Delaware and Maryland
2:40pm - RAFFLE PRIZES & 'Pitch Your Side Hustle' $200 award announced!
NEW! Health Care Enrollment - brought to you by Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
Receive FREE assistance by trained experts to enroll in public health care coverage.
Small Business Zone
Free one-on-one advice from entrepreneurship experts. Learn about business planning, structure, taxes, and more. Enter the 'Pitch Your Side Hustle' contest for a chance to win $200! Brought to you by Capital One Bank
Free Tax Preparation
IRS certified volunteers prepare your taxes for free! Families who made under $52,000 qualify. View www.bmorefreetaxes.org to make an appointment and get a list of documents to bring. Brought to you by Bank of America
Children and Youth are WELCOME! There will be interactive educational opportunities for kids such as the Power Buck Trivia Game, financial video games, face painting, ceramic piggy banks, and more! Brought to you by MECU of Baltimore.
Come to the credit café, pull your free credit report and get free one-on-one advice from a certified credit counselor. Brought to you by Wells Fargo.
Over thirty nonprofits, businesses and government organizations will provide valuable financial services, information, and education.
Financial Planning Clinic
Take advantage of a FREE one-on-one session with a Certified Financial Planner. To qualify, you must either be a: (1) single individual with an income less than $25,000; or a (2) family with an income less than $52,000. Brought to you by the Financial Planning Association of Maryland and the Association of African American Financial Advisors.
Money Power Day has everything you need to know about homeownership! If you're interested in learning how to purchase a home or take advantage of financial incentive programs, you can talk to a certified housing counselors or someone from Live Baltimore in the Money Power Day Housing Zone. If you are a homeowner concerned about foreclosure you can receive FREE legal advice related to your mortgage. The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland will be on hand to provide you with an initial legal consultation and connect you to resources that can help you navigate the foreclosure process.
FORECLOSURE RECOVERY PROGRAM
Civil Justice will provide free legal consultations to people who are looking for guidance to rebuild their financial health after a foreclosure. Attorneys will be available on a first come basis for consults. To learn more about the Civil Justice Foreclosure Recovery Program, visit www.civiljusticenetwork.org/Programs/ForeclosureRecoveryProgram.aspx