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At the YWCA Malden, we believe that women's financial wellness is essential to a strong community. We offer financial education, credit counseling and micro-enterprise planning to empower you with the tools needed to make wise decisions.

Financial Education: Are you serious about building a better life for yourself or your children?

If so, make plans to join us for a hands-on seminar series that could change your life for the better. These events give women and families the opportunity to be guided through a personal financial planning process that works. Information on current local assistance programs is also be available. [Read More]

Entrepreneurship Program: Are you a hard-working woman looking to take control of your financial well-being?

Every year, thousands of women earn needed income through their own micro-entreprises. If you are ready to explore the possibilities, click here to [Read More]

Credit Counseling: Would you like to improve your credit?

Whether you are looking to establish good credit or would like to become debt-free, this service will give you the information and skills you need. Call 781-322-3760 ext. 24 to schedule an appointment. [Read More]

Outreach: Are you a service provider, looking for a speaker?

We're able to bring relevant financial education to your group. Please request access to a recent presentation by contacting the number listed below.

Youth Employment Program

If you worked this summer as part of the youth summer employment program you may be eligible to receive any funds that you contributed towards the mandatory retirement plan. To do so, you would download, print and complete this form. You may mail it to the address listed on page 4 of the form or fax it to 866-745-5766. [Distribution Form]

For detailed information on any financial education and advancement program contact Jacqueline Smith at (781) 322-3760 x21 or


Members of the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts and YWCA Malden staff serve frozen yogurt and financial advice at Straight Scoop event.

Paula Lyons, Senior Consultant, Bates Communications, Inc. (second from left) with members of the Business Women Collaborative and YWCA Entrepreneurship Program.

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