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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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    We are pleased to announce today the 17 free tax preparation sites recognized as SaveYourRefund Savings Champions and Rookies of the Year for going above and beyond to encourage tax filers to save a portion of their refund. This is the first year this award has been presented. 

    Champions and Rookies of the Year were instrumental in SaveYourRefund's 2018 success, including a 24 percent increase in participation from the prior year. Nearly 850 tax sites encouraged almost 3,500 files to save an average of over $850 per return! 

    Specifically, these organizations had an average of 119 entries and took steps like incorporating SaveYourRefund within the quality review process, marketing the promotion to taxpayers prior to tax season, celebrating taxpayers who saved some of their refund through photos and activities at the tax site, and much more.

    SaveYourRefund is a prize-linked savings program. >> Meet the two $10,000 grand prize winners

    2018 SaveYourRefund Savings Champions:

    • Building Skills Partnership
    • Cash Coalition of SENH
    • Dallas Community Tax Centers/Foundation Communities
    • EBALDC (East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation)
    • Fremont Family Resource Center
    • Granite United Way
    • Mission Economic Development Agency
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    • Prince Georges CASH Campaign
    • Southern Bancorp Community Partners
    • United Way of the Bay Area
    • Up Valley Family Centers of Napa County

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    • North Texas Area United Way
    • PathWays PA
    • The River Center
    • United Way of Hunterdon County
    • United Way of Lancaster County
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Another Dream Realized

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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After becoming a Virginia Saver and getting help from BankOn classes and coaching, Nadine Bialo took back control over her financial affairs.

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Inspired to Build Savings By Starting Small

With little-to-no money in the bank and living on a limited income with her adult daughter, Sharon wasn’t sure if building up savings for her future was even possible. “At my age, to put debts behind me would be a relief,” she said, but she wasn’t quite sure how to even get started with a savings plan. That all changed when Sharon attended the Great Lakes Michigan Saves Pay Yourself First Saver’s Summit during America Saves Week.

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