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Prince William Saves

Join Us! February 26 to March 3, 2018

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!

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Saving for a rainy day, vacation, paying down debt, or for your secure retirement?  You are invited to join us in our 2018 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.  

Take the Prince William Saves Pledge

Savings Strategies:

Building wealth starts when you set a goal.

Whether it’s buying a car, purchasing your first home, or getting out of credit card and other debts.  Learn proven savings strategies and the latest tips for personalized savings success.  Check out these links to learn more:


Contact Us!

We have financial counselors available day or evenings to meet with you over the phone, in person or via Skype.  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 services at Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William.


About Us!

Financial Education & Housing Counseling – Offers educational workshops and seminars for all ages to strengthen personal financial management skills helping clients improve their credit, increase their financial stability and prepare for homeownership.  We offer a free personal financial assessment to give you your current financial picture and net worth.  Interested in monthly financial coaching?   Need mortgage default and reverse mortgage counseling? Ready to plan for buying your first home?  Let us help you create your personalized plan for your financial future!  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 703-792-6287 and request your free financial counseling appointment.  All follow up appointments are also at no cost to you. 


Our Partners

U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development;

National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education & Counseling;

Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development;

Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA);

Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education, AFCPE;

America Saves


Financial Seminars and Upcoming Events

Finding our Extra Money; Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score; Smart Money Management; Getting Ready for Taxes, Financial Recovery and more offered weekly with Virginia Cooperative Extension

For more information or to register for upcoming seminars, please view our calendar of classes or visit our website.


 

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The Gift of Homeownership

Quaneka Willis, a single mother of three children, was receiving rental assistance through the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee when she decided to take control of her finances. So, in September of 2013 she attended the Make Your Money Talk program and pledged as a Wisconsin Saver. In less than 12 months, she had maximized her savings and was beginning the process of purchasing her first home.

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Nichelle Johnson, a single mom with two teenage children, knows what it’s like to stretch a dollar. When she moved back to Virginia Beach in 2008, she provided for her family with just a part-time library position.

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In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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