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Upcoming Events

Given that our office is unable to hold in-person workshops and events at this time, we still hope to continue to deliver important information to you this term with some online options. 

 

Please click on an event to register or RSVP!

 


 

BASICS OF PERSONAL FINANCE 

Hosted by First Northern Credit Union

September 23, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm (CT) To register, click here!

This session will be conducted in Spanish. From managing daily expenses to investing for retirement, this session helps participants set personal finance goals, learn the basics of smart money management, and build a solid financial foundation for the future. 

 


 
TEN STEPS TO FINANCIAL SUCCESS

Hosted by First Northern Credit Union

October 7, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm (CT) To register, click here!

This session will be conducted in Spanish. We all measure financial success differently, but all paths to get there require discipline and goals. This session teaches participants ways to financial control—including developing a spending plan, creating objectives, weighing insurance needs, and other tools that will help get on the road to personal financial success.

 


 
YOUR CREDIT SCORE

Hosted by First Northern Credit Union

 

October 13, 2020 - 12:30-1:30pm (CT) To register, click here!
October 22, 2020 - 7:30-8:30pm (CT) To register, click here!

 

One of the most important numbers consumers have is their credit score: it affects the ability to purchase a home, buy a car, get a credit card, and other financial decisions—but it can also hinder them. This webinar reviews types of credit scoring models currently used including FICO, Vantage, non-traditional, and bankruptcy risk. Participants will understand why these mathematical assessments were developed and how they can use them to their advantage.

 


 
UNDERSTANDING CREDIT

Hosted by First Northern Credit Union

October 14, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm (CT) To register, click here!

This session will be conducted in Spanish. Credit: Many want it but how do you get it? This session covers all aspects of becoming an educated credit consumer, including how lenders evaluate for credit approval, factors that impact credit qualification, how credit scoring works, and ways money management today impacts credit standing tomorrow.