Understanding Your Credit Score

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights

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Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave
Btwn Sterling & St John Places
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Stephanie Genkin

What you'll learn in this personal finance class:

Your credit score is a grade that shows lenders how well you've paid bills and managed debt. It determines whether you have access to the best interest rates when buying a home or a car, shopping for a new credit card, applying for a personal loan or trying to refinance your student loans with a private lender. It even has an impact on your insurance rates.

But most people have no idea what factors go into determining their credit score let alone how to improve it or fix mistakes on their credit report which could boost their score and save them money.

In this class, you will learn:
  • the 5 factors that make up your credit score
  • what hurts your score and what doesn't
  • how to improve your number
  • common credit mistakes and how to avoid them
Whether you are trying to maintain good credit, improve your score or repair it, this class will give you the insights you need into what really works.

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If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.

We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!

Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 

Regarding bad weather, we generally only cancel classes if the subway system stops running. If traveling during snowstorms might be an issue for you, please take this into account before registering for a class.  

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