Consumer Protection – A Key Part of Your Financial Health


US consumers lost over $10 BILLION to fraud in 2023 up from $8 BILLION dollars in 2022 and that was a 30% increase from 2021!! It's National Consumer Protection Week—a week to learn how to prevent the success of consumer scams. Attend this interactive "Jeopardy" session to learn strategies to on how to avoid losing […]

Do You Know Who Has an EYE on YOUR Money?

Think you know what the top scam was in 2023? Attend this lively workshop to learn current trends and data of consumer fraud and the leading agencies that work to protect consumers against unfair businesses and scammers. Participants will learn strategies to protect themselves from have a monetary loss from a consumer scam or falling […]

FEC@PGCC Virtual Empowerment Hour – JOB & CAREER READINESS


JOIN US! Select Wednesdays in March 2024, RSVP here 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Program 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Extra-Instruction/Office Hours JOB & CAREER READINESS – The Six (6)–Figure Resume w/ Special Guest, IROK Consulting  

Trusts – A Beneficial and Integral Part of Estate Planning


Please join Nymeo Federal Credit Union and Douglas K. Thornton, Esquire, for a complimentary webinar on Trusts. It’s hard to predict what the future holds. Doug will educate attendees on how to protect loved ones in this easy and understandable webinar. Learn how a Trust differs from a traditional Last Will and Testament. Understand the […]

Financial Empowerment Workshop (Spanish and English)


Join us every first Thursday of the month on Zoom from 4:00 to 6:00 PM to gain knowledge and tools to achieve financial prosperity. Be part of the LEDC Financial Empowerment. WHAT WE’LL DO FOR YOU Personalized Financial Goal-Setting Debt Management Guidance Establishing and Improving Credit Score Investment, Retirement, Financial, Therapy and other Referrals Únase […]

Sin Miedo al Éxito: Protejete de las estafas


Todos conocemos a alguien a quien le estafaron su dinero, ya sea en persona, mediante una llamada telefónica o tal vez en línea. Hoy en día, los estafadores saben cómo bajar la guardia de uno y aprovechar las experiencias vividas por la comunidad latina. Este problema nos dificulta reconocer si una oportunidad es real o […]

Crypto, Gaming, and Problem Gambling


How does cryptocurrency work and what does it have to do with gaming and gambling? First explore the interrelationship between finances, technology, addiction, and problem gambling. Then learn how to support individuals working toward gambling recovery. The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling (The Center) is committed to collaborating with the University of Maryland […]



JOIN US! Select Wednesdays in March 2024 – RSVP here  11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Program 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Extra-Instruction/Office Hours INVESTMENT EDUCATION – Your Chance to Consider What it Takes to Grow Money

Let’s Talk About Money – Buying a Home in Gaithersburg


A monthly webinar on current money management topics with local financial experts. Brought to you by the City of Gaithersburg Financial Wellness Coalition and the Financial Empowerment Center. Help is here for people wishing to purchase a home in Gaithersburg. First, get insight into the housing market in Gaithersburg from a local realtor.  Learn how […]

Home Buying and Grant Funds Webinar


Join APGFCU and Sheila Tweed of RE/MAX (License # MD – 535041 & DE – RS-0036563) to learn about: Preparing for purchasing a home Clarifying the mortgage and home buying process Understanding the different mortgage products available Discussing multiple down payment assistance grants and loans available We have additional grants and benefits for educators that […]

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