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4/2/06

TTU Credit Fair Teaches How to Improve Credit Score

You can learn how to go from red to black and save some green this week at Texas Tech's Red to Black Credit Fair.

Various sessions will show you how to build credit and save money. Discussion topics include tricks of the credit card industry, how to build good credit and recover from bad credit, and the great credit challenge.

The kick-off party starts Monday at 5:15 p.m. in the Human Sciences Building in room 169.

Credit information sessions:

10-3 p.m. Monday; 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Wednesday Texas Tech Student Union Building Volunteers will be at the Texas Tech Student Union Building to distribute information and tips on building good credit, repairing bad credit and accessing free credit reports.

Tricks of the Credit Card Industry

12:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Tuesday; 1 - 2 p.m. Wednesday The Escondido Theater in the Student Union Building. This lecture will explore the "tricks" credit card companies use to lure people in. The event will also give people tips to consider when choosing a credit card company.

How to Build Good Credit and Recover from Bad Credit

1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Tuesday; 12 - 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Escondido Theater The event will discuss the importance of good credit and steps that can be taken to recover from bad credit.

The Great Credit Challenge

1-2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Escondido Theater. In this interactive credit challenge game, participants will answer questions for door prizes while learning about the credit card industry.

The Red to Black Credit Awareness Fair

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at The South Plains Mall. Texas Tech student financial planners will host the fair.

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