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FICO to Host Free Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Event in Atlanta
[December 03, 2018]

FICO to Host Free Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Event in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading analytics software firm FICO (NYSE:FICO), will host a free consumer financial education event in Atlanta on December 8, 2018. 

FICO Corporate logo. (PRNewsFoto/FICO)

The Atlanta date is part of the "Score A Better Future" event series which focuses on helping consumers improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. Consumers will learn from credit experts the key ingrediants that make up the FICO® Score, and the myths and facts about FICO Scores. The FICO Score is used in more than 90 percent of lending decisions (Mercator Advisory Group Analyst Report 2018).

Additionally, local financial well-being coaches from Operation HOPE will be at the event to provide one-on-one credit counseling and help attendees develop a plan to address their financial goals.

To register for the event go to:

Who:  FICO and financial well-being coaches from Operation HOPE

What: Score A Better Future is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with:

  • Operation HOPE – an independent not-for-profit fiancial empowerment organization
  • Urban League of Greater Atlanta  –  a civil rights organization dedicated to fostering economic empowerment
  • 100 Black Men of America (Atlanta) – a men's civic organization and service club whose goal is to educate and empower African-American children and teens
  • National Consumers League  –  America's pioneering consumer advocacy organization, representing consumers and workers on marketplace and workplace issues
  • Clark Atlanta University  –  a comprehensive, private, urban, coeducational institution of higher education with a predominantly African-American heritage

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. Eastern

Where:  Terminus 330 - 330 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 (Parking vouchers for the adjacent lot will be available)

About FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 180 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time. Learn more at

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