Understanding Your Credit Score & Credit Report
Taught by Stephanie Genkin, CFP®
Stephanie Genkin is an independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Previously, she was a senior television news producer at CNN covering business, economics and personal finance. Her career explaining complicated money issues began more than 10 years ago when she landed a gig at CNNfn and she's been hooked ever since. Stephanie earned a Certificate in Financial Planning from NYU and is an adjunct instructor at NYU's School of Professional Studies, Department of Finance & Law. She is an active member of the Financial Planning Association of New York and is frequently quoted in the media (Yahoo Finance, USA Today, Huffington Post, MSN Money, AARP and others) on personal finance issues.
From the interest you pay on your credit card to the mortgage rate you get on your home, your credit score determines how much it costs you to borrow money.
This 90- minute seminar will demystify the FICO credit score and answer frequently asked questions:
What's a good credit score?
What factors determine my credit score?
How can I improve my credit score?
What should I look for in my credit report?
How can I fix errors?
Feel free to bring a copy of your credit report. (Please black out all personal information such as address and social security number at home.)