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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Financial Education

Virginia Cooperative Extension offers Tools to help you reach your Personal Finance Goals!

Contact us for seminars and one-on-one budget reviews,  all based on your needs!   

Check out the many ways VCE Prince William offers to help you plan and improve your financial picture and your credit to reach your Savings or homeownership dream!

Homeownership Seminars include Guest Speakers in Real Estate and Lending, plus new financial tools to help you track and reach your savings and financial goals.  Homeownership seminars on Saturdays three times a month; Smart Money Management seminars twice a month. Check out our schedule of seminars below. 

Worried about Identity Theft or Tax Fraud?   

Identity Theft Data Breach – here’s the link to the Federal Trade Commission website.  
Contact the Taxpayers Opportunity Network for information on tax fraud. 

Learn more ABOUT THE EQUIFAX HACK:     The Federal Trade Commission and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection have timely information about safeguarding your financial identity.  


If you decide to put a credit freeze on your account, normally it runs $10 to enact the freeze for each credit reporting agency. At this time, Equifax is currently waiving this fee.  There is no fee to remove the freeze in Virginia.  


If you look up your information on, it will ask you several financial questions to verify your identity.   They may ask questions such as what financial institution your 1999 mortgage was from, or how much is your monthly car payment.   While these are multiple choice questions, do not guess the answer.  NOTE: If you answer these questions incorrectly, you will not be able to get your credit report online.  Instead, you will need to mail in verifying information. 


Seeking resources to help save for vacations, college or retirement?

Wanting to learn more about the latest money saving tools?

Ready to reduce your debt & increase your savings?

Looking to understand & improve your credit? 

If you answered yes, we can help!  

Seminar Topics Include:
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View our Seminar calendar and register today!  space is limited! 


Your retirement may seem far off, but the fact is there's no better time than now to lay the foundation for a bright future. Social Security is just one piece of the puzzle. Saving is another. And, if you become disabled and unable to work, you may be eligible for disability benefits.  Open a free my Social Security account today and access your personal, online account information.

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  • Create an account no matter your age
  • It takes just minutes 
  • Verify your earnings history
  • See your benefit estimates and more
  • Learn advanced security features to protect your privacy
  •  For more information, please click 

Contact Us

  • Email questions to or call 703-792-6287.
  • Follow us on Twitter for class updates and financial resource information @FinEdVCE 
  • NEW TOLL-FREE Financial & Housing COUNSELING NUMBER  1-833-501-8763

Seminars are held monthly at these locations:

Sudley North Government Center

7987 Ashton Avenue

Manassas, VA 20109

Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building

15941 Donald Curtis Drive

Woodbridge, VA 22192


Virginia Cooperative Extension
Financial Education & Housing Counseling Program
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20109

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 For directions to County buildings, click here or call 703-792-5800.  VCE Prince William staff does not report to any credit bureau or sell or endorse any product or service. VCE Prince William staff respects every client's right to privacy and confidentiality.  Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6287/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.


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