FICO Expands Financial Education Events to Virtual Audiences Nationwide
In support of Financial Literacy Month, FICO’s “Score A Better Future” April event will focus on Credit Awareness along your Financial Journey with a special guest from The Finance Bar
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"The ‘Score A Better Future’ program continues to provide credit education, in a very practical and easily digestible way to audiences nationwide,” said
Titled “Incorporating Credit Awareness along Your Financial Journey,” the April event will continue the “Score A Better Future” informative conversation on the importance of knowing the key components of financial wellness and the FICO® Score, the credit score used by 90% of the top
“Emphasizing the importance of financial literacy to help build a healthy financial future is a goal of our ‘Score A Better Future’ program,” said
FICO has partnered with several highly respected nonprofits for this April event. In addition to Operation HOPE, other partners include:
- Atlanta Black Chambers (GA)
City of Norfolk Public Library(VA)
Clark Atlanta University– Office of Financial Literacy/Ambassadors of Financial Literacy(GA)
- Consumer Action (national)
- Detroit Future City (MI)
- Diversified Resource Network (national)
- Haven Neighborhood Services (CA)
Loyola University New Orleans(LA)
Maryland Council on Economic Education(MD)
Mississippi Council on Economic Education(MS)
Mississippi State University– Extension Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy(MS)
National Association of Women Business Owners(national)
National Consumers League(national)
National Urban League(national)
- Operation HOPE (national)
- Springboard to Opportunities (MS)
Tennessee Housing Development Agency(TN)
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce(national)
- Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (VA)
FICO’s "Score A Better Future" program provides valuable information for consumers who want to improve their understanding of credit and their overall financial health. Available to attendees across the US, “Score A Better Future” will continue to host specific state and county events, as well as will offer virtual nationwide events throughout the year. The events allow consumers to hear from experts, debunk common financial myths, and discuss practical tips to better understand credit.
Who: FICO and Operation HOPE’s financial wellbeing coaches
What: “Score A Better Future” is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with national nonprofits.
(Virtual link to webinar provided upon registration)
To register for the event or get more information about the “Score A Better Future” program, visit http://www.scoreabetterfuture.com/
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