This 90-minute webinar will present findings from Experian Public Education Director Rod Griffin and Dr. Barbara O'Neill. This webinar will cover the fundamentals of credit reporting and credit scoring and what you must do to get the credit you want and need.
AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. This webinar is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).
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SpeakersDr. Barbara O’Neill
, financial resource management specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring
andInvesting on a Shoestring
, and co-author of Investing For Your Future
,Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women
, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.
She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.Rod Griffin
Director of Public Education for Experian. He leads Experian’s national
consumer education programs and supports the company’s community involvement
and corporate responsibility efforts. Rod works with consumer advocates,
financial educators and others to increase consumers’ ability to understand and
manage personal finances, credit reporting and credit scoring and protect
themselves from fraud and identity theft. Recognized as an expert on consumer
credit reporting and credit scoring issues, he is frequently quoted in national
print, broadcast, television and online media outlets. For almost two
decades he has written Ask Experian
the credit reporting industry’s first online consumer credit advice column. He
participates regularly in Experian’s weekly #CreditChat Twitter chat, appears
regularly on the company’s weekly live video stream on Blab.im and hosts a
twice weekly live Credit Q&A on Periscope. Additionally, Rod
oversees the company’s financial literacy grant program, which awarded more
than $800,000 in the company’s current fiscal year to non-profit programs that
help individual consumers and small business owners achieve financial success.
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