Money Power Day
SAVE THE DATE! Money Power Day 2020 will be March 28th.
Join us for our big 15th anniversary!
Money Power Day 2019 was held on March 30 at the Poly-Western High School Campus in Baltimore City. Attracting more than 1,000 residents, the event was an energy-packed day filled with exciting activities that inspired and informed people of all ages to boost their financial power — all for FREE!
- 56 nonprofits, government agencies, and businesses exhibitors provided information, services and screenings.
- 142 people received a copy of their free credit report and credit score with credit report reviews provided by Operation HOPE and CASH Campaign of Maryland.
- 45 families received free tax preparation services.
- 49 federal & state returns were filed with the support of 9 volunteers.
- 150 participants attended workshops
- Preparing for Home Ownership
- Starting a Small Business
- Youth Entrepreneurship: Perfecting Your Pitch
- Working with a Small Business Lender
- Rock Your Credit Score
- Plan for and Protect Your Legacy
- Financial Coaching
- Stacey Tisdale from Mind Money Media, personal finance and behavioral expert, presented on the main stage about how to grow and protect wealth
- 61 participants received one-on-one consultations from Certified Financial Planners in partnership with the Financial Planning Association of Maryland.
- Approximately 75 youth and 45 adults engaged in financially focused activities for youth, including crafts, worksheets, and a storybook walk. The University of Maryland Extension also provided 2 story times for small children. Youth also received face painting and balloon sculptures.
- 27 participants received one-on-one consultations on how to start or grow their businesses in the Small Business Zone
- 32 attendees received consultations from the Pro Bono Resource Center and Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services
Check out the full event program! 2019 Money Power Day Passport.
Services at Money Power Day are valued at more than $1500! Thanks to our generous sponsors, you can get them for free!