Attend our Free Money Smart Class!

Attend our Free Money Smart Class!

Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 at 15:06
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Discover new ways to manage your finances at our Free Money Smart Class. This Money Smart for Adults is an instructor-led course that consists of several training modules that cover basic financial topics. Topics include a description of deposit and credit services offered by financial institutions, choosing and maintaining a checking account, spending plans, the importance of saving, how to obtain and use credit effectively, the basics of building or repairing credit, and much more.

"To Your Credit": Wednesday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., North Chicago Community Bank, 1801 Sheridan Rd., North Chicago 

RSVP by April 24 to Teresa McSee at tmcsee@wintrust .com or 847-473-3006.

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

• Define credit
• Explain why credit is important
• Describe the purpose of a credit report and how it is used
• Order a copy of your credit report
• Read/analyze your credit report to determine if you are ready to apply for credit
• Differentiate between good and bad credit
• Describe the implications of good and bad credit scores
•  Identify ways to build and repair your credit history
• Recognize how to correct errors on your credit report
• Recognize how to guard against identity theft