FICO to Host Free Online Financial Education Event for Detroit Consumers
DETROIT, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading analytics software firm FICO (NYSE:FICO), will host a free online financial education event with national and local nonprofit partners for Detroit-area consumers on July 28. The virtual event will provide attendees with the knowledge and tools to help them better understand their financial health. Anika Goss-Foster, CEO of Detroit Future City, a think-and-do tank focused on land use and economic development in Detroit, will provide opening remarks.
The event is part of FICO's "Score A Better Future" program, which focuses on helping consumers improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. Consumers will learn from credit experts what the key ingredients are that make up the FICO® Score, and the myths and facts about FICO Scores, which are used by 90 percent of the top U.S. lenders.
"FICO's Score A Better Future program is important for our community because it empowers individuals and families to build strong financial futures. Not only will attendees learn from experts, but they will be able to connect with local credit counselors to put plans into action. I am thrilled to speak at the event and look forward to a great turnout," said Goss-Foster.
FICO has partnered with Operation HOPE to provide attendees with the opportunity to make appointments for free one-on-one credit coaching from non-profit financial well-being coaches to help attendees develop a plan to address their financial goals.
Other FICO partners for the event include:
Who: FICO and Operation HOPE credit counselors
What: Score A Better Future is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with local and national nonprofits.
When: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 12:00-1:15 pm Eastern
Where: http://www.scoreabetterfuture.com/ (Virtual link to webinar provided upon registration)
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