Maryland CASH Academy

Build Your Financial IQ. One Class at a Time.


Who We Are: The Maryland CASH Academy, a signature program of the Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Campaign, offers free personal finance classes on a wide variety of topics across the state of Maryland. Search for a class by location, date, topic or educator.


Would you like to help build others' financial well-being?


    


                                               

Contact us today to become a volunteer Financial Educator or Partner. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Do you like to help others learn to be confident in handling their finances? MD CASH Campaign is seeking volunteers who would like to:

  • Teach classes
  • Do one on one financial coaching 
  • Do outreach in your local communities to let others know about our classes and coaching programs.  
No experience is required--we will provide FREE training and support. 

If you would like to teach classes, we will help you with developing curriculum, learning effective teaching methods, locating a place for your class, advertising and registering participants. If you would like, you can co-teach with a current Educator until you are comfortable. Do you love teaching? Do you have experience with financial services? Are you passionate about helping people better manage their finances? Are you eager to continue developing your skills as a financial educator? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, please complete this online application to become an educator with the Maryland CASH Academy.


Volunteer Educator Alvin Carlos in 'Investment & Retirement' Class 

If you would like to work one on one with someone to help them achieve their financial goals, we will provide free training and help connect you to clients. 

If you would like to spread the word to your friends and neighbors about our free, in-person fact based financial education classes, you can help by posting our local flyers in your community centers, grocery stores, etc. as well as any online local calendar listings. Volunteer in your area and give only as much time as you are comfortable with. 



Become A Partner

Partner organizations provide a pool of qualified and experienced financial educators. Examples include non-profit organizations and financial institutions with a staff committed to helping people understand personal finance. Please contact us to inquire about partnership opportunities. 



If you don't see a desired class topic in your area, Request a Class

If you'd like to have a class on a particular topic, click here to send us an email. Let us know the topic that you would like and what area in the state that you would like that class.



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Become a Partner

Partner organizations provide a pool of qualified and experienced financial educators. Examples include non-profit organizations and financial institutions with a staff committed to helping people understand personal finance. Pleasecontact usto inquire about partnership opportunities.


If you don't see a desired class topic in your area, Request a ClassB

If you'd like to have a class on a particular topic,click hereto send us an email. Let us know the topic that you would like and what area in the state that you would like the class.
 

MONEY SMART WEEK 2015
April 18th-25th

“Money Smart Week®” is a nationwide public awareness campaign that promotes financial education across all age groups.  Everyone who attends Maryland CASH Academy classes during “Money Smart Week®”
April 18 – 25 will receive a gift for participating. 

There’s also a new incentive for participants in the Maryland CASH Academy’s “Passport to Prosperity” program during Financial Education Month: People who have signed up and earned at least three points anytime in the month of April will be entered into a drawing where three will win a $50 cash card to redeem at either a gas station or grocery store – their choice. Anyone interested in joining “Passport to Prosperity” can sign up online. After signing up, students earn points allowing them to work their way up the ladder of financial success from “Student” to the top rung of “Ambassador”.  Points may be earned in a variety of ways including: attend CASH Academy classes, do something financially-related like checking their credit report, or reach a financial goal such as saving a set amount of money, as well as other options.



Maryland Financial Education Summit
Friday, April 24, 2015
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Maryland CASH Campaign

Join us to discuss how we can help Maryland adults to have the skills and confidence to meet their financial goals.

Key questions:
What would it take to provide high quality, engaging financial education for adults in Maryland?
What would it take for financial education to lead to better outcomes for participants?

Who should attend this interactive Summit? Financial educators, organizations who provide financial education, and stakeholders who want to promote high quality financial education programs.

To register for this event please click here.

Please contact us with any questions at info@mdcash.org

Thanks to our MD Financial Education Summit Planning Team: Baltimore CASH Campaign, Consumer Credit Counseling Services, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond -Baltimore Branch, Housing Opportunities Commission, MakingChange, MD Council on Economic Education, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, and individual financial educators.















If you don't see a desired class topic in your area, Request a Class
If you'd like to have a class on a particular topic, clickhereto send us an email. Let us know the topic that you would like and what area in the state that you would like the class. 
 
Become a Partner
Partner organizations provide a pool of qualified and experienced financial educators. Examples include non-profit organizations and financial institutions with a staff committed to helping people understand personal finance. Pleasecontact usto inquire about partnership opportunities.


If you don't see a desired class topic in your area, Request a Class
If you'd like to have a class on a particular topic, clickhereto send us an email. Let us know the topic that you would like and what area in the state that you would like the class. 
 
Become a Partner
Partner organizations provide a pool of qualified and experienced financial educators. Examples include non-profit organizations and financial institutions with a staff committed to helping people understand personal finance. Pleasecontact usto inquire about partnership opportunities.


If you don't see a desired class topic in your area, Request a Class
If you'd like to have a class on a particular topic, clickhereto send us an email. Let us know the topic that you would like and what area in the state that you would like the class. 
 

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The Maryland CASH Academy thanks the Connecticut Money School and Delaware Money School for website and program inspiration and insight.

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