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.
- 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
|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|