Webinar: Starting from Scratch: How to Build Credit?
Starting from Scratch: How to Build Credit?
Thursday, March 16, 2023
What do renting an apartment, getting a job offer, and car insurance rates all have in common? Your credit history could impact every one of these things (and more)! Credit is important for more than just getting a loan, although it impacts that too. If you know you need to build credit and aren’t sure how to do so without going into debt, this webinar will provide guidance and tools to start you down the path to building positive credit history. Whether you have never had any credit history or are looking to rebuild credit after an extended period without, this webinar will cover why it is important to build a positive credit history and how to do so responsibly.
Who Should Attend?
• Anyone with no credit history
• Anyone with no credit activity for 5+ years
• Parents of teenagers who want to help their child start building good credit
What You Will Learn:
• Why credit is important
• Tools to start building positive credit history
• Healthy credit habits for using credit responsibly
We will record this webinar and send the link of the recording to all registrants after the webinar.
Sandra “Bunny” Tanaka
Hawaii State FCU’s Financial Educator
Bunny Tanaka is the Financial Educator and a Certified Financial Counselor at the Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, with over 25 years of experience in the hotel industry, human resources, and community education. She is an enthusiastic and strategic leader with a proven record of building relational trust through dynamic partnerships, managing projects from concept to completion, designing educational strategies, and coaching individuals for success. She believes that each person can use their talents and skills to become a Change Agent for the next generation.
Bunny has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Geography from the University of Hawaiʻi. She has a passion and interest in the interactions between humans and the natural world. Bunny’s connection to the natural world, specifically the beach is the reason why she does her best thinking under water in the ocean. She is excited and honored for the opportunity to be a part of your financial journey!
Hawaii State FCU Financial Education