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FICO to Host Free Consumer Financial Education and Empowerment Event in St. Louis


ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading analytics software firm FICO® (NYSE:FICO), is kicking off its new "Score A Better Future" consumer financial education event in St. Louis on November 29, 2018. 

Score a Better Future event from FICO

This free event focuses on helping consumers improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. Consumers will learn from credit experts the key ingredients that make up the FICO® Score, and the myths and facts about FICO Scores. The FICO Score is used in more than 90 percent of lending decisions (Mercator Advisory Group Analyst Report 2018).

Additionally, local credit counselors from the City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office of Financial Empowerment and Justine PETERSEN, a St. Louis-based organization that assists low-income individuals and families to develop, maintain and increase financial assets, will be at the event to provide one-on-one credit counseling and help attendees develop a plan to address their financial goals.

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Who: FICO and credit counselors from City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office of Financial Empowerment and Justine PETERSEN

What: "Score A Better Future" is a free community education and financial empowerment program by FICO in partnership with Justine PETERSEN, National Consumers League, St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force, City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office of Financial Empowerment, and the St. Louis American.  Dinner and childcare will be provided.

When: Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Where: William L. Clay Sr. Early Childhood Development/Parenting Education Center at Harris-Stowe State University
10 N Compton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103

About FICO
FICO (NYSE:FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 180 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time. Learn more at

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