Financial Literacy Week: Credit and Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. Financial Literacy Week is Nov. 13-17, and this will be an exciting week full of resources, fun and food for students! For each event attended, you will be entered to win a prize. Thursday’s event:

  • Nov. 16, 4:30-5:30 pm– Rinker Welcome Center 1st Floor
  • Credit and Protecting Yourself from Identity TheftStudents will learn that Credit can be their friend or an enemy. They will discover what “Credit” is, why it is important, and how to clean up bad credit as well as how to establish good credit and guard against going into debt in the future. They will also learn about the very real threat of identity theft and how to protect themselves and their family against it.

    Facilitators: Kellie Brown, Financial Center Manager for Fifth Third Bank, along with a staff member

    Student Outcomes: Students will understand credit and the importance of establishing good credit. They will be equipped with information to help protect themselves from identity theft and how to recognize these threats.

For other events this week, visit here.