Q: How much does the
A: Money Power Day is free and open to anyone in the Baltimore
metro area. All of the services are free, but some require certain income
Q: Do I
need to register for Money Power Day?
registration is required to attend Money Power Day.
Q: Can I
bring my children?
A: YES! We love kids at Money Power Day. Of course you
will have to watch your children, but there are all kinds of financially
focused and very fun activities for kids:
• And other
activities for youth up to 17 years old.
Q: How do I sign up for credit counseling, financial planning or small business consultation sessions?
A: All services are first come, first serve and you can
make a day-of appointment for these services in the exhibitor hall.
Q:What's the schedule for the day?
- Opening Ceremony with Congressman Cummings and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
- Preparing for Home Ownership
- Rock Your Credit Score
- Be Aware! Identity Theft & Consumer Scams Panel
- Starting a Small Business
- Managing Student Loan Debt
- Remarks from Comptroller Franchot
- The Wealth Coach™ Deborah Owens, Terry Owens and their children will talk about “Family and Finances in Uncertain Times”
- Working with a Small Business Lender
- Plan for & Protect Your Legacy
- Financial Coaching: What can it do for you?
- Pitch Your Side Hustle Presentations & Winner Announced
Tax Sale Prevention Clinics
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who Can Get Legal Advice at This Event?
A: Any Baltimore City resident who is behind on property taxes or water bills or has other questions about the Baltimore tax sale process.
Q: How Do I Sign Up?
A: Call the Pro Bono Resource Center at 443-703-3052 or visit http://probonomd.org/legal-help/. You are strongly encouraged to pre-register, but pre-registration is not required.
Q: Can I Get Advice If I Am Not The Homeowner?
A: Yes! You can get advice about the house of a relative or friend who is elderly or disabled and cannot attend the clinic. You can also have a legal consultation if you are a tenant or you are living in the house of a deceased relative.
Q: How Do I Get More Information about Tax Sale On the Internet?
A: You can visit http://probonomd.org/legal-help/ for more information about tax sale and resources that might be available to you.
Q: What Can I Expect at the Clinic?
A: All participants will be asked to complete intake information before their consultations. At the Clinic, participants will have the opportunity to have a free 20-30 minute consultation with a trained tax sale prevention attorney. Participants will also be able to meet with a housing counselor and participate in a screening to see if they are eligible for additional benefits.
Q: What Happens After the Clinic?
A: If you still need more assistance after the clinic is over, help is available. Eligible clients can get a free attorney through Maryland Volunteer Lawyer’s Service. With your permission, we will send your intake information to Maryland Volunteer Lawyer’s Service so they can follow up with you about getting a pro bono attorney.