GC: Credit Cards, Reports, and Scores

When

Feb. 25, 2022, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location

Virtual

Description

Many graduate students and their families have been financially impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, 19 percent expect to take on more debt- and some of that debt will be on credit cards. While credit cards are often used for emergencies and to build up your credit, it is important to practice good management skills. Understanding your credit score can have a major impact on your life. By attending this workshop, we will discuss components of a credit score and examine some of the common myths. You will learn strategies for increasing your score and learn to avoid doing things that can negatively impact it.

By participating in this workshop, you will:

  • Learn tips & tricks for improving your credit score
  • Learn tips & tricks on how to get the best interest rates
  • Learn how to get your free credit report and how to read it
  • How to dispute and correct any errors found on your credit report

The Grad Academy Pillars: Career Prep, Wellness

The Grad Academy Program: Financial Literacy & Wellness Badge

Learning Experience: Interactive, Lecture

Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid-Late Master’s, Early-Mid-Late Doctoral

Panelists/Facilitator(s): 

  • Jason Chilton, US Bank, UNLV Branch Manager

 

 

 

Admission Information

Please log in to your Grad Rebel Gateway account and click on The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Nevena Cvijetic

External Sponsor

Graduate College