Credit Education Workshops Designed For You

Score A Better Future provides a free two-part workshop to help you take control of your finances and understand your FICO® Score, no strings attached.

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Join us for the next Score A Better Future Event

Join FICO and our partners for a variety of credit education events addressing important topics around credit and FICO® Scores.

Next Financial Empowerment Event Coming Soon

We are currently planning our next in-person event and excited to share our information with you. Check back soon as we are always adding new locations. In the meantime, check out our other events!

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Next Financial Empowerment Event Coming Soon

We are currently planning our next virtual event and excited to share our information with you. Check back soon as we are always adding new locations. In the meantime, check out our other events!

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Join us for the next episode of Score A Better Future | Credit Conversations!

We are excited to continue this series. Please follow our Instagram account, @FICOscoreabetterfuture, for more information on our next conversation.

Partner Events

FICO supports our partners in improving consumer's lives through education. Continue to check back as we add amazing events hosted by other great financial health organizations.

 

Breaking Down Barriers, Busting Myths, and Gaining an Understanding

with JPMorgan Chase, Freddie Mac and Diversified Resource Network

Northeast
January 11th 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET
 

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Breaking Down Barriers, Busting Myths, and Gaining an Understanding

with JPMorgan Chase, Freddie Mac and Diversified Resource Network

Southeast
February 1st 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET
 

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Breaking Down Barriers, Busting Myths, and Gaining an Understanding

with JPMorgan Chase, Freddie Mac and Diversified Resource Network

Midwest
Februrary 15th 1:00pm - 2:30pm CT
 

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Breaking Down Barriers, Busting Myths, and Gaining an Understanding

with JPMorgan Chase, Freddie Mac and Diversified Resource Network

Southwest
March 15th 1:00pm - 2:30pm CT
 

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Please note: Partner events are not Score A Better Future events, so they may offer different benefits than described below. Please get more information on the specific events by clicking “Register now.”

What Do I Have To Do?

Simple To Join, No Strings Attached.

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Register online

Register online by entering a few basic items on our registration page so we can send you the invitation for our next event.
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Attend the workshop

SABF Workshops are free for all. Join us and learn how to take control of your finances.
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Your privacy is our highest priority.

Your privacy is our highest priority and you will never be asked to provide any financial or sensitive information.

Events Happen In Two Parts:

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Credit 101: Learn the basics of credit

All of our events begin with a general information session to give everyone a foundational understanding of how the credit system works and to set you on the right path towards scoring a better future.

1-on-1 with your new credit counselor

Not-for-profit credit counselors can help you create a road map to improve your credit based on your own unique needs and financial history. This is why we provide access to 1-on-1 counseling sessions after the information session where you and your counselor can build a personalized financial plan that fits your lifestyle and goals.

What To Expect

Credit Scoring 101

All our events begin with a general information session to give everyone a foundational understanding of how the credit system works and to set you on the right path to scoring a better future.

  • What a FICO® Score measures

    A FICO® Score is a three-digit number based on the information in your credit reports. It helps lenders determine how likely you are to repay a loan. This, in turn, affects how much you can borrow, how many months you have to repay, and how much it will cost (the interest rate).



  • How lenders use FICO® Scores

    FICO® Scores help lenders quickly, consistently, and objectively evaluate potential borrowers' credit risk. So, when you apply for credit or a loan, there's a very good chance your lender will use your FICO® Scores (used by 90% of top US lenders) to help them decide whether to approve your loan, and what terms and rates you qualify for.

  • How to improve your FICO® Score

    Repairing bad credit or building credit for the first time takes patience and discipline. There is no quick way to fix a credit score. You can improve your FICO® Scores by reviewing your credit reports for inaccuracies, paying all your bills on time, and reducing the amount of debt you owe.

1-on-1 Credit Counseling Session Customized To You

Not-for-profit credit counselors can guide you on how to improve your credit based on your own unique needs and financial history. This is why we provide access to 1-on-1 counseling sessions after the information session where you and your counselor can build a personalized financial plan that fits your lifestyle and goals.

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Ready For A Free Counseling Session?

Register for our next event and receive access to free 1-on-1 credit counseling.

Free credit counseling is available through the Score A Better Future program. Our for-purpose, not for profit partners are working hard to empower consumers to take control of their financial future.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All Score A Better Future events are FREE. Both our 101 session and the 1-on-1 counseling session are free of charge!
Yes, a link to the event recording will be sent via email to those who have registered.
An internet connection and a willingness to better your financial future.
Details for our next event are coming soon.

Can’t Make It To An SABF Event?

We understand things come up and you might not be able to attend the event live. All registrants will receive a recording of the event sent to the email address used during registration.