2020 Stories

May 2020: FSWI is proud to recognize what these alum are doing to help clients and communities during the COVID-19 epidemic: Allison Deitz LMSW, MSW '18Robin McKinney, MSW '01 and Sara Johnson, MSW '02. [Wellness Wednesday]

April 2020: FSWI Steering Committee members Dr. Jodi Jacobson Frey (UMSSW Associate Professor and FSWI Chair), Jeffrey Anvari-Clark (UMSSW Adjunct Professor and Doctoral Candidate), and Sara Johnson (UMSSW Adjunct Professor and Co-Founder and COO of the CASH Campaign of Maryland) co-authored a blog discussing “Financial Apps in the Era of Coronavirus” in partnership with Psyberguide.

January 2020: FSWI Chair and UMSSW Associate Professor Dr. Jodi Jacobson Frey and FSWI Steering Committee member and UMB alum Holly Mirabella, JD, MSW, were quoted in an article: Millennials in Tough Position to Face Economic Downturn [Chicago Tribune]

2019 Stories

December 2019: FSWI offers congratulations to the CASH Campaign of Maryland on their opening of the CoLab. CASH CEO (and FSWI co-founder and UMSSW alum) Robin McKinney, MSW, was quoted in the Baltimore Sun: T. Rowe Price, CASH Campaign Join Forces in City to Encourage Entrepreneurship [Baltimore Sun]

April 2019: FSWI and CCCSMD Partner on Ground-Breaking Research to Tackle Problem Gambling [Press Release]

January 2019: FSWI is Celebrating Their 10th Anniversary [Connections Magazine, pages 8-10]

2018 Stories

‌February 2018: How The University of Maryland’s Initiative for Financial Social Work is Bringing Economic Security to Low-Income Families [Beth Kobliner]

2017 Stories

December 2017: Christine Callahan: Building Financial Capacity [SSW News]

November 2017: FSWI Celebrates 10 Years [Press Release]

September 2017: FSWI Celebrates 10 Years [UMB News]

September 2017: Financial Social Work Education [Social Work Today]

March 24, 2017: The Rise in Mortality Rates Among Middle-aged White Americans [Baltimore Sun]

March 22, 2017:  [Press Release]

March 20, 2017: Two visiting professors from Taiwan's Fu Jen Catholic University met with several School of Social Work and community officials, educators, and non-profit leaders to learn more about financial social work [Connections Magazine]

March 20, 2017:  Drs. Jodi Jacobson Frey and Christine Callahan were interviewed for an article on financial capability and asset building [Connections Magazine]

March 1, 2017: Three Journals Explore Financial Capability & Asset Building [SSW News]

February 2017: UMB and Guidewell Financial Solutions Partner on NCRG Problem Gambling Grant [Guidewell Financial Solutions]

2016 Stories

December 2016: The Emotional Toll of Financial Stress [WYPR-FM's On the Record]

December 2016:  [The Daily Record]

November 2016: Guidewell Financial Now Offers Free Social Service Support to Local Clients [Guidewell Financial Solutions]

October 2016: The Gray Gender Gap: Older Women Are Likelier to Go It Alone [New York Tmes]

October 2016: Celebrating Six Decades of Social Work and Advancing Financial Capability and Asset Development [Social Work]

October 2016: [SSW News]

September 2016: Financial Social Work Education [Social Work Today]

September 2016: Valuing Financial Literacy [Social Work Today]

July 21, 2016: This Initiative That Helps Families Improve Their Finances Makes So Much Sense [Upworthy]

July 20, 2016:  [Guidewell]

June 23, 2016: [Daily Record]

May 11, 2016:  [Guidewell]

April 29, 2016: SSW & OneMain Financial Explore Money Behavior [UMB News]

April 20, 2016: Guidewell Financial Solutions Marks Half-Century of Helping [Baltimore Sun]

February 4, 2016: Profile of Tisa Silver Canady, Director, Financial Education and Wellness at the University of Maryland, Baltimore [Daily Record]

January 13, 2016: SunTrust Foundation Funding of Scholar, Fellow Strengthens UM SSW Financial Social Work Initiative‌ [UMB News]

January 1, 2016: Financial Social Work Initiative Gets Boost From SunTrust Foundation [UMB SSW Alumni Magazine Connections]

2015 Stories

November 24, 2015: Baltimore Collegetown Student Profile of Chloe Gudmundsson [Baltimore Collegetown Network]

August 28, 2015: International Delegation Visits UMB to Improve Financial Literacy [UMB Elm]

July 31, 2015: Thinking Money: Practical Solutions [Maryland Public Television/UMB Elm]

July 16, 2015:  Franklin Square Kids Learn Financial Literacy and Leap Into the Pool at URecFit  [UMB Elm]

February 17, 2015:  Financial Social Work [Commentary by SSW Dean Richard Barth on WYPR-FM]

February 4, 2015: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation Grant Awarded to FSWI at UMB

January 26, 2015:  Christine Callahan Promoted to Research Assistant Professor

January 2015:  Tisa Silver Canady Receives Honor From Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition

2014 Stories

October 2014:  SunTrust Foundation Endows Annual Scholarship at UM SSW; Takes Steps to Support Financial Social Work Initiative [UMB News]

October 2014:   [Daily Record]

September 2014:  The Task of a Social Worker [Baltimore Sun]

August 2014: The Formula for Family Stability [Baltimore Sun]

June 2014: [UMBC SW Newsletter]

March 2014: Financial Social Work Initiative Gains Momentum [UMB News]

February 2014:  Over One-Third of Maryland Households Are One Crisis Away from Financial Devastation

2013 Stories

September 2013: Financial Social Work By Ronald Hube, University of Maryland School of Social Work Alumni Magazine, Connections.

September 2013:  Financial Social Work: Advancing the Economic Stability and Capability of Individuals, Families, and Communities - in SocialWork Podcast Series with FSWI's Jodi Jacobson Frey and Robin McKinney

March 2013: Financial Education and Wellness Eases Transition From Classroom to Workplace [UM Voice]

January 30, 2013: Study: Nearly Half In U.S. Lack Financial Safety Net with Robin McKinney, Director of Maryland CASH Campaign [NPR Morning Edition]

January 23, 2013: Five Questions for Robin McKinney, Director of Maryland CASH Campaign [Baltimore Sun]

2012 Stories

November 1, 2012:  Tisa Silver-Canady, assistant director for financial education and wellness at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, is interviewed on WEAA-FM in the segment, "Time Value of Life".

October 29, 2012: Tisa Silver-Canady, assistant director for financial education and wellness at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, is quoted in the Fox Business article, "IRA vs. 401(k): Which is Better for You?".

May 6, 2012:  Banks and Credit Unions to Offer Cash Prizes Under New Law

2011 Stories

December 13, 2011:  Poverty: Understand - Assist - Give Hope [pdf of SSW's Connections Alumni Magazine]

December 13, 2011: [pdf of SSW's Connections Alumni Magazine]

December 1, 2011: Card Game Draws Out Your Attitudes About Money

September 23, 2011: 

September 1, 2011: School of Social Work Brings Financial Literacy Concepts to Baltimore Classrooms

April 13, 2011:  No Man's Land

March 1, 2011:  Social Work Community Outreach Service Beats the Odds

2010 Stories

January 16, 2010: Social Workers Getting to the Roots of Debt [Mercy Corps]

2009 Stories

February 2, 2009: UMB Leading in Financial Social Work Education [UMB News]

2008 Stories

Originally Published 11/10/08: Social Workers Gear Up to Help Those With Financial Woes [Fox News]


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