Money Power Day: Free Financial and Tax Help Saturday

March 30, 2011|By Eileen Ambrose

The sixth annual Money Power Day that offers everything from guidance on foreclosure prevention and college aid to buying a home and starting a business  will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event will be held at the Poly-Western High School,  1400 W. Cold Spring Lane in Baltimore.                              

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings will be attending the opening ceremony that starts at 9:30 a.m.

Among the attractions: Workshops on buying a home, starting a business, basic investing and other topics. A Credit Café and Benefits Zone that offers free credit reports, one-on-one credit counseling and information on where to get public benefits.  Financial activities for those age 5 to 18.  An exhibitor hall featuring 45 nonprofits, businesses and government groups that will provide financial services, information and education on-site.

 You can also get free tax preparation if you’re income is under $49,000. Plus, if you don’t have a shredder, you can bring documents to be shredded.

Get more information at Money Power Day or by calling 443-692-9488.

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