Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Get smart about your credit report in Asheboro library program

ASHEBORO  -- Learn how to understand your credit report in “SmartCents: Credit to Be Proud Of” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Asheboro Public Library.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, it’s free and the public is invited.

Tom Luzon of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greensboro will talk about how to read a credit report and understand the report’s terminology.

Participants will learn how to establish credit and dispute inaccurate credit reporting, and find out about their rights.

Attendees also can bring their credit report for personalized assistance from Luzon. Credit reports can be obtained for free at (authorized by federal law and the only source for free credit reports), or by calling 877-322-8228.

Those bringing a credit report should keep it with them during the program, not let anyone else see it, and black out their social security number.

The library is located at 201 Worth Street.

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