Teachers will be able to:
- Describe what a credit report is and how it is used.
- Summarize the information used to calculate a credit score.
- Explain the factors that improve a credit score.
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In this personal finance webinar, explain what a credit report is, how to read one and why it’s so important.
An overview of Chapter 13: Credit Reports and Scores.
Students will be introduced to the kinds of information used by credit bureaus to calculate credit scores, and learn about the financial costs associated with varying credit scores and how to improve them by way of group activities.