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Prince William Saves

Prince William County Saves Week! Feb 24 - 29, 2020 

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors

together with Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William

The Financial Empowerment Center

and local savings institutions encourage you to

GROW YOUR SAVINGS!

Join PrinceWilliamSaves.org Initiative

together with PWC Employees Credit Union,

Burke & Herbert Bank and United Bank

Think Like A Saver!

 

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 Saving for a rainy day, vacation, paying down debt?  

You are invited to join us as we dedicate ONE WEEK

to #ThinkLikeASaver. 

Take the Pledge, set your goal and receive ideas, apps and tools to help you reach your savings goals.  

Take the Prince William Saves Pledge

Building Wealth Starts with

Setting Goals

 Learn new easy saving strategies.

We offer financial seminars and

financial coaching

Seminars, Coaching and Networking opportunities

www.pwcgov.org/money


Financial Coaching or Counseling - Contact Us!

Financial Coaching  available day or evenings for person to-person or over the phone appointments.  Virginia Cooperative Extension contact us at 703-792-6287 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Let us know you want to set up your personalized savings plan with one of our HUD certified financial counselors. 

There is never a fee for financial counseling services at Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William. We are a HUD certified agency.


About Us!

The Financial Empowerment Center at Prince William offers research-based seminars to strengthen your personal financial management skills. 

  • Increase your Credit Score
  • Improve your financial stability
  • Prepare for homeownership
  • Get Ready for Retirement!

Improve your Financial Picture & Net Worth

Financial Coaching Available Daytime or Evenings by Appointment 

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 703-792-6287 and request your no cost, financial counseling appointment. Remember, you can see us as often as you like, there is no fee for follow up appointments.  


Financial Empowerment Center Services supported by: 

America Saves!

Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education, AFCPE;

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education & Counseling

Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development

United Way of the National Capital Area

Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA)


 Financial Seminars and Upcoming Events

Finding Your Extra Money; Understanding and Improving Credit Score; Smart Money Management, Getting Ready for Taxes, Savings Strategies & more

For more information or to register for upcoming seminars,

please view our calendar or visit our website.


 

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