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Keep Your Money Safe

Why is it important to know how to protect your personal and financial information? If people illegally get your information, they might use it to steal your money. This is called identity theft and it is against the law. One of the most common ways to steal your identity is to trick you into giving out personal information such as …

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Budgeting Tips

Most people who earn money find that unless they have a plan, it gets spent quickly. A budget is simply a plan on how you manage your money. A budget tracks all the money that comes in and how you want to use it. You can make a budget by writing it down in a notebook. It is a good …

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Be a Smart Shopper

One way to spend your money wisely is to be a smart shopper. That means shopping around to compare prices to make sure you are getting a good deal. You can also find out if or when an item you want goes on sale for less money. Ads can sometimes derail your spending plan. Ads are on TVs, radios, the …

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Maryland CASH Program – a PROMISE Resource

You may have questions or want to learn more about money issues. Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) is an organization that offers free classes such as making goals, building credit, using credit cards, getting car loans, protecting your money from scams, and planning to live on your own.