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Credit 101

March 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT

To register, please click: http://ntv.bz/credit101

Do you know how important credit can be for your business or your personal life?  Credit not only affects your ability to get a credit card or open an account with a vendor, it affects the interest, the cost of credit.  And in some areas, your insurance rates or even your ability to get a job can be affected by your credit.

In this webinar, Mark Thompson from the IDRS Acorn Project will discuss the difference between a credit score and credit report, how to get both, why having a good credit score is so important.   We will also discuss strategies on how you can improve your credit score.  Don’t miss it!

This workshop is FREE and OPEN to ALL community members.  The workshop will take place on Tuesday, March 23rd at 5:00 pm Pacific / 6:00 pm Mountain / 7:00 pm Central. This workshop will be delivered online utilizing the Zoom platform. The workshop can be taken on computers and smartphones.

About our presenter:
Mark Thompson serves the Executive Director of Indian Dispute Resolution Services.  He also guides the IDRS Acorn Project, IDRS’ microenterprise development program, where he provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance to Native American entrepreneurs and works with businesses operated by Native American tribes to conduct feasibility studies, develop business plans, establish internal accounting procedures and secure grant funding to further economic development through the creation of small businesses in Indian Country.

Outside of his work for IDRS, Mark has formally been involved in several small businesses including a real estate company, a restaurant, and a mobile disc jockey service.  Mr. Thompson received his BS in Business from University of California, Berkeley and completed the Juris Doctorate degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. He lives outside Sacramento, California where he and his wife Mandi operate a small horse boarding facility and are raising two children, Zane and Marina.

This workshop is being funded in part by the USDA Rural Development, the Small Business Administration, and the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.


March 23, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
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