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FICO to Host Free Consumer Financial Education Event in Washington, DC

July 10, 2019 at 8:00 AM EDT
FICO Partnering with National and Local Nonprofits for the "Score A Better Future" Event

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading analytics software firm FICO (NYSE:FICO), will host a free consumer financial education event in Washington, DC on July 17, 2019 at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health.

FICO Corporate logo. (PRNewsFoto/FICO)

The DC event is part of FICO's "Score A Better Future" program which focuses on helping consumers improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. Consumers will learn from credit experts the key ingredients that make up the FICO® Score, and the myths and facts about FICO Scores. The FICO Score is used in more than 90 percent of lending decisions (Mercator Advisory Group Analyst Report 2018).

Financial well-being coaches from Operation HOPE will be at the event to provide one-on-one credit counseling and help attendees develop a plan to address their financial goals. 

"Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care, and at the Center for Total Health, we are focused on improving overall health. We're excited FICO chose the center as a venue to host the event as we know financial health is part of your total health," said Keith Montgomery, executive director at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health.

In addition to support from Kaiser Permanente, other partners for the event include National Consumers League, National Urban League, and Consumer Action.

More information about Score A Better Future can be found at https://www.fico.com/en/sabf. To register for the event visit http://www.scoreabetterfuture.com/dc.

Who:  FICO and credit counselors from Operation HOPE

What: Score A Better Future is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with local and national nonprofits.

When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m. Eastern

Where: Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
700 Second St. NE
Washington, DC 20002

About FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 190 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time. Learn more at http://www.fico.com

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Score a Better Future event from FICO (PRNewsfoto/FICO)

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Media: Greg Jawski, Porter Novelli for FICO, 1-212-601-8248, Greg.jawski@porternovelli.com