"Know the Score: Building Credit Through the Power of Rent" Webinar
April 24, 2012
"Outcome Tracking for MDOs" at AEO
"Know the Score: Into to VantageScore" Webinar
April 26, 2012
"Know the Score: What’s New? FCRA Updates" Webinar
April 19, 2012
CBA, in collaboration with CCBC: "Credit is an Asset"
October 7-8, 2011, Chicago, IL
CBA, in collaboration with the Center for Financial Independence & Innovation: "Credit is an Asset"
October 19, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia
This half-day “Credit is an Asset” workshop is an interactive training for microenterprise development organizations and IDA practitioners on how to integrate credit building into their lending, technical assistance and financial education activities. The workshop offers our Credit Builder 5-Step(c) model that presents a way to build client capacity and measure financial capability. We will discuss opportunities for IDAs to double their savings by integrating credit building. This workshop - the day before the GMEN conference - is a must for practitioners to better understand today’s credit economy and learn an asset-based approach to working with credit! Email
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CBA at Habitat for Humanity International's National Affiliate Conference
March 23-25, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia
"Credit Collaborations that Can Benefit Family Services Staff and Volunteers" How can credit reporting and credit counseling make a difference to homebuyer readiness? This session was part of the conference's Family Services Track.
"The Importance of Reporting to Credit Bureaus" Participants learned about the important role that credit reporting plays in professionally managing mortgage portfolios and maximizing the success of homeowners, as well as reporting payment histories to the credit bureaus. This session was part of the conference's Financial Management track.
CBA in conjunction with the Opportunity Finance Network:
"Credit Building: How to Help Individuals Build or Rebuild Credit" Pre-Conference Training Workshop
November 2, 2010, San Francisco, California
How can microenterprise, mortgage, and other consumer-oriented CDFIs integrate credit building into their lending, technical assistance, and training activities? How can the Credit Builder 5-Step model toward financial capability help? This half-day training, held in conjunction with the Opportunity Finance Network Conference, challenged asset building practioners to re-think credit and offered tools and strategies that could immediately be implemented in practice in today's credit economy. Click here to access factsheets and other information discussed and distributed at the workshop.
CBA "Credit is an Asset" Pre-Conference Training Workshop
September 21-22, 2010, Washington, DC
CBA's "Credit is an Asset" pre-conference training, held in conjunction with the CFED "Assets Learning Conference" challenged practitioners to re-think credit, integrate credit building as a powerful asset-building tool, and learn innovative financial capability strategies to help clients. Participants walked away with a better understanding of today's credit economy and a new asset-based approach to credit that works from outreach to outcome!
CBA "Credit Building is Asset Building" Workshop
September 22, 2010, Washington, DC
CBA and Progreso Financiero teamed up to present "Credit Building is Asset Building" at the CFED "Assets Learning Conference" last month in Washington. The workshop provided an intensive and hands on introduction to credit building and small dollar loans in asset building. Presenters shared national best practices in credit building and small dollar loan programs that are building credit and assets. Participants explored a case study of a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in a Latino community that is taking small dollar loans to scale and transforming lives one loan at a time. The session concluded with a group exercise to guide participants through factors to consider in building a credit building and small dollar loan program relevant to their organizational mission and target market.
CBA SBA Microloan Intermediary "Innovations: Credit Builder Loans" Webinar
September 28, 2010
CBA is a portal that shares best practices on credit builder products from around the country. Webinar participants learned about diversifying their loan portfolio with innovative credit builder loans and services, and about what innovative work is being done nationwide.
CBA "All About Credit Reports and Scores" Webinar
August 17, 2010
Participants gained a deeper understanding of credit reports and scores – FICO, Vantage, Expansion scores, Small Business Scores - and learned about nonprofit access to credit reports and the importance of scores and reports.
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