Libraries workshop discusses credit cards

August 04, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A workshop titled "Credit Cards" will be presented 5:30–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library. The program is part of the "Money Counts Financial Literacy Series" sponsored by the University Libraries.

Daad Rizk, Penn State financial literacy manager, discusses 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 also will uncover the mystery of how a FICO score is calculated and reveal tips to protect your financial reputation.

To register for the workshop, view past presentations from this series, or download PowerPoint slides and other resources, visit the Libraries' Money Counts page.

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 August 26, 2015