Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)

 

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UME- Calvert Financial Wellness

University of Maryland Extension (UME) is a  statewide, non-formal education system available via  Calvert County Extension Office. UME-Calvert  educational programs and problem-solving assistance  are available to residents of Calvert County. All  programs are based on the research and experience of  land grant universities such as the University of  Maryland, College Park. 

Mission 

Enhancing the quality of life for people and  communities by providing research-based educational  programs focusing on Family & Consumer Sciences,  formerly Home Economics. Here at UME-Calvert, we  aspire to be the leader in providing programs to  promote the health and wellness of families and  communities through education, research, and  outreach. 

Vision 

UME-Calvert ensures all residents achieve healthy  living and economic success across the life span.

 

Upcoming Events

CALVERT COUNTY FINANCIAL WELLNESS PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Your UME-Calvert Extension Educator helps community members and agencies develop
essential skills to successfully work and live in a complex world by delivering research-based
knowledge through discovery and hands-on learning.

Lesson Series

  • Identity Theft
  • Credit
  • The Economic System
  • Financial Planning
  • Achieving Financial Security
  • Pay Day Loans & Cash Advances
  • Money Management
  • Work Simplification
  • Planning for Retirement
  • Saving as you Shop
  • Goals and Values
  • Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

Programs

  • Family Resource Management
  • Debt Getting in Your Way
  • Principles of Management
  • GOAL Setting
  • SAVED: Financial Decisions
  • Your Money- Your Goals
  • Financial Empowerment Toolkit
  • Budgeting
  • Consumer Education

Workshops/Seminars

  • Financial Fitness
  • Personal Finance
  • Taxation
  • Dealing With Financial Crisis
  • Renting Versus Buying a Home
  • Housing & Maintenance
  • Your Education After High School
  • Sending Money Overseas
  • Car Title Loans
  • Building Wealth
  • Surviving Debt

Newsletters

Past Events

Calvert County Resources

  • Events for Family and Consumer Sciences

    Events

  • The Financial Tea

    The Financial Tea

  • You tube

    Videos

  • Facebook

    Facebook

  • Instagram

    Instagram

  • Twitter

    Twitter

Meet your Calvert County FCS Educator:

Dr. Troy Anderson FCS Calvert County

Dr. Troy Anthony Anderson
Family and Consumer Sciences
Financial Extension Agent 
410-535-3662 (Ext. 13)
Tanders4@umd.edu