Financial Skills for the Real World Series: Credit Scores & Identity Theft

Event

Maass Chemistry Building Room 217, 801 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B8, CA

This workshop will review the importance of credit scores and ways to boost them. You will learn how to obtain free credit reports and how improving your credit score can potentially save you hundreds of thousands of dollars. Common online scams and ways to prevent identity theft will also be addressed.

Note: This workshop is also relevant for international students & newcomers to Canada, as it covers the basics of how credit scores function and how to boost them.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify important aspects of credit scores, learn how to boost them, and how to obtain a yearly free copy of your credit reports.
  • Learn valuable steps to protect yourself from identity theft and what to do in case you are a victim.

 

*Students attending the Budgeting & Expense Planning, Managing Your Debt, Credit Scores & Identity Theft, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC workshop participation certificate.

Other workshops in the series

Budgeting & Expense Planning 

January 22
Managing Your Debt January 24
Credit Scores & Identity Theft January 29
Introduction to Investing January 31
Income Taxes February 12
Investing & Taxation February 14
Prospectus & Fund Facts February 19
Introduction to Cryptocurrencies February 21
Portfolio Balancing February 26
Advisors & Financial Planning February 28
Children & Your Money March 12
Insurance & Estate Planning March 14
Housing I March 19
Housing II March 21

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