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Credit as an Asset Training: Free Event Sponsored by FDIC and Credit Builders Alliance

The FDIC is pleased to sponsor Credit Builders Alliance’s (CBA) signature Credit as an Asset training on July 8 from 12:45 PM – 4:30 PM at the Loews Madison Hotel in Washington, DC.

The FDIC is pleased to sponsor Credit Builders Alliance’s (CBA) signature Credit as an Asset training on July 8 from 12:45 – 4:30 p.m. at the Loews Madison Hotel in Washington, DC.*


The training is designed to help non-profit community-based organizations, governmental entities, and mission-oriented financial institutions enhance their understanding of credit building as an asset building strategy as well as best practices in credit education. This interactive training provides participants with an opportunity to learn from each other and about the growing field of credit building including:

·         The importance of a good credit history as a financial asset;

·         The value of credit reports as a credit education and credit building tool;

·         Promoting access to responsible financial products; and 

·         Measuring client credit outcomes. 


Participants will also share information about local initiatives aimed at bringing the underserved consumers into the financial mainstream, including financial education and capability, and explore how credit building can help improve client and organizational outcomes.


The full day of trainings is free to participants. To register for this event, please click on this link:


Once on the registration page, please click on “promotional code” and enter “CBATrainings” BEFORE clicking on “order now”. This will zero out the registration fee. Click on both classes if you want to attend the entire day.


Please contact: Sarah Chenven at for more information about the training and to explore opportunities to present credit building products you may be providing in your community!


*Prior to the CBA training in the afternoon, a representative from Fair Isaac will also present information about the credit scoring company’s FICO® Scores. This morning session will take place from 9:00 a.m. – noon and is followed by a networking lunch, sponsored by CBA. Individuals are welcome to attend both trainings for free.



The co-sponsorship of the CBA portion of this training day does not represent an endorsement by the FDIC of any product, service, or position of Credit Builders Alliance or any other presenter.



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