National Get Smart About Credit Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: October 16, 2017 is National Get Smart About Credit Day.

Get Smart About Credit Day

Bankers and members of the credit history industry offer talks and discussions at schools, colleges and work environments regarding the significance of excellent financial management.

'Get Smart About Credit Day' tips about your credit score
'Get Smart About Credit Day' tips about your credit score

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Certified financial planner John Fawaz shares helpful tips on how to 'get smart' about your credit. Why is Credit Score important? Credit Score is very important for everything not only financially when getting a loan for a home , or ...

4 Bad Credit Behaviors to Avoid
4 Bad Credit Behaviors to Avoid

The American Bankers Association Education Foundation launched National Get Smart About Credit Day back in 2003 in order to highlight the need to teach youth and young adults about the importance of good credit habits. The idea is that if we teach ...

Wells Fargo Survey: Millennials Most Optimistic About Finances, Future
Wells Fargo Survey: Millennials Most Optimistic About Finances, Future

“How America Buys and Borrows” survey results coincide with the American Bankers Association's Get Smart About Credit Day (officially celebrated on Oct. 15, 2015), a national campaign that encourages bankers to volunteer to work with young people and ...

Money Monday: National get smart about credit day
Money Monday: National get smart about credit day

Chantel Chase, manager of Zions Bank's Women's Financial Group shared details about this week's financial education outreach. Utah is one of only a dozen or so states that requires a personal finance course for teens prior to graduation.

Teens taught to avoid identity theft by filtering social media
Teens taught to avoid identity theft by filtering social media

Salt Lake City — (KUTV) Identity theft is nothing new but a push to protect kids and teens is new and now underway in Utah schools. Wednesday is "get smart about credit day" and Zion's Bank used the opportunity to talk to teens about what they can do ...

Wynne advises students on handling debt
Wynne advises students on handling debt

The premier's tweet, sent Thursday: “Today is Get Smart About Credit Day! Here are the top 3 tips for how to build strong credit.” Her tweet links to a government media release that says students getting their first credit card need to “learn how to ...

Teacher honor roll/Education notebook
Teacher honor roll/Education notebook

For the fifth year, iAB Financial Bank participated in Get Smart About Credit Day. The program, sponsored by the American Bankers Association, is an effort to educate America's young adults by providing classroom presentations about financial literacy ...

October 16, 2017 is also Boss' Day, Feral Cat Day, Steve Jobs Day, Dictionary Day