Workshop discusses credit cards

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A workshop titled "Credit Cards" will be presented 5:30–7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. The program will discuss the pros and cons of paying with plastic, how to read a credit card statement, how to manage credit card debt, and how credit cards can impact your credit history, credit report and credit score. This workshop will uncover the mystery of how a FICO score is calculated and reveal tips to protect your financial reputation.

Presenter Daad Rizk is a Penn State financial literacy coordinator, and the workshop is part of "MoneyCounts: a Financial Literacy Series," a collaborative effort of the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners and the University Libraries.

Additional details are available online. Registration is requested.

The presentation also is available on MediaSite Live. Additional presentations are also available under "MoneyCounts: a Financial Literary Series."

For more information or if you anticipate needing accessibility accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Lauren Reiter at or 814-865-4414.

Last Updated January 09, 2015