Free workshop on credit scores set for Oct. 15 in Marshall

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Free workshop on credit scores set for Oct. 15 in Marshall


Kilgore College Small Business Development Center and Marshall Chamber of Commerce will offer a free workshop for entrepreneurs in Marshall called “Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Credit Score.”


The class is set for 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Marshall Chamber of Commerce, now located in the Visual Arts Center, 208 E. Burleson.


“Since the financial collapse of 2009 and other conditions that affect the financial industry, it is important to establish and maintain a good credit score,” said Melanie Northcutt, KCSBDC’s training coordinator.


This class will be instructed by KCSBDC business advisor Virgel Connor. 


Attendance is free but registration is required. 


To register over the phone, contact the KCSBDC at (903) 757-5857 or (800) 338-7232 or register online at



Workshop topics will include:


How to obtain/interpret your credit report

Legally correct your credit score without paying

Tips to avoid identity theft, credit fraud & other popular scams

How inquiries affect your score

How long bankruptcies and collections stay on your report

How is your score calculated?

The effects of debt to income


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