financial literacy

In collaboration with the University of Maryland, the Seton Center will be hosting a focus group to better understand the financial education needs of our adult community members. Please call Kelly at 301.447.6102 x17 if you are interested. VIEW FLIER FOR MORE DETAILS Participation Involves: • Sharing your thoughts, experiences, and ideas about financial education …

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In our previous posts, we briefly discussed what a credit score is and how it is calculated. What if your score falls in the low range? No fear! There are ways to increase your credit score and improve your credit. Improving your score can be simple, as you will learn from the Seton Center Credit …

Improving Your Credit Read More »

Last time we explained what your credit score is and what it’s based on. But how is it calculated? From your report, your credit score is calculated.  With that, let’s debunk the first myth: You have only one credit score. False. There are more than a thousand scoring models used in the credit market place. …

Credit Score: How it can save-or cost- you money Read More »

In our credit card based society, where the average american household carries $137,063 worth of debt, your credit score affects every aspect of your financial life. But what is a credit score? How is calculated? How can we improve our credit score? And what are the myths many of us still believe about credit scores?  …

Credit Score 101: Understanding what it is and how it affects you Read More »