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Understanding Your Credit 101
Do you want to learn about your credit history and all those numbers that come along with it? What does FICO stand for and what does it mean? How can you improve and increase your credit score? How do you obtain a FREE credit report? I am sure everyone that is reading this has had these questions on their mind but are unsure how to answer them. Keep calm and trust Richland Library as two esteemed specialists will be at the Main library to answer your questions.
On Wednesday September 25th at 6pm at the Main library in the Business and Job Center (3rd level), Gail Newton and Frank Anderson, Small Business Administration Lender Relations Specialists, will be here to answer your questions about credit.
They will provide an overview of credit basics including establishing credit history, using credit wisely, interpreting and increasing credit scores, FICO and much more. Space is limited; please call 929-3457 to register.
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