Prince William Saves
Join Us! February 25 to March 2, 2019
for Prince William County Saves Week!
The Prince William Board of County Supervisors
together with Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William and local savings institutions want to encourage you to
GROW YOUR SAVINGS!
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William,
PWC Employees Credit Union, Burke & Herbert Bank and United Bank
during Prince William County Saves Week to focus on
Savings to Reach YOUR Financial Goals!
Saving for a rainy day, vacation, paying down debt, or for your secure retirement? You are invited to join us as we dedicate ONE WEEK to Focus on Savings. There is a simple fix to your lack of savings. When you sign you will receive ideas to help you reach your savings goals. Step one is to Make a Savings Plan. Take the first step by taking the Prince William Saves Pledge.
Savings Strategies - Building wealth starts when you set a goal
Are you looking to save for a car? a vacation or to purchase your first home? We offer tips and tools to increase savings opportunities. Learn new savings' strategies and the latest tips for personalized savings success. Check out our list of seminars and our new Second Friday of the month Coffee & Networking opportunity.
Coaching or Counseling - Contact Us!
There is never a fee for financial counseling services at Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William. We are a HUD certified agency.
Financial Education & Housing Counseling – Offers research-based financial seminars to strengthen personal financial habits and improve your monthly financial management skills. Our clients increase their credit score by an average of 60 points in just 4-6 months. If you are looking to increase your financial stability or if you are interested in preparing for homeownership - give us a call. We offer a free personal financial assessment to give you your current financial picture, credit score and net worth.
Financial Coaching is another route - we offer meetings bi-weekly or monthly at times and locations that fit your schedule.
Let us help you create your personalized financial goals and set out an Action plan to achieve them!
Financial Seminars and Upcoming Events
Finding Your Extra Money; Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score; Smart Money Management; Getting Ready for Taxes, Financial Recovery and more offered monthly with Virginia Cooperative Extension
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