FICO Hosting “Score A Better Future” Event to Celebrate National Credit Education Month
Credit Education Month brings awareness to the importance of understanding credit and how to use it responsibly
“In today's economic climate, understanding how credit works is an essential part of financial planning, decision-making, and overall financial wellness,” said
“Score A Better Future” is a free credit empowerment program created as a continuation of FICO’s longstanding commitment to financial education. The March event is free and open to anyone. The panel of experts will provide valuable information to consumers who want to improve their overall awareness of financial health and better understand their scores.
In partnership with the non-profit organization Operation HOPE, all registrants will receive a free copy of their credit report and FICO® Score with access to one-on-one credit coaching from independent financial well-being coaches to help attendees identify their starting point and develop a plan consistent with their financial goals.
“FICO values credit education and transparency with consumers,” said
FICO has partnered with several highly respected nonprofits for this event in support of National Credit Education Month. In addition to Operation HOPE, other partners include:
- Diversified Resource Network
- Consumer Action
National Consumers League
National Association of Women Business Owners
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles Urban
League Young Professionals
Chicago Foundation for Women
Tennessee Housing Development Agency
Black Professional Men (
What: “Score A Better Future” is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with national nonprofits.
Where: https://www.fico.com/sabf/ (Virtual link to webinar provided upon registration)
To register for the event or get more information on FICO’s “Score A Better Future” program, visit: https://www.fico.com/sabf/.
About Score A Better Future
Score A Better Future is FICO’s free credit education program hosted across the country to teach consumers about the key ingredients in the FICO® Score, and connect them to free, one-on-one counseling from certified not-for-profit counselors tailored to their individual financial health and goals.
FICO (NYSE: FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 200 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail, transportation and supply chain, and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in nearly 120 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of rental cars are in the right place at the right time.
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