Credit Workshop Presented In Decatur

DECATUR - A workshop will be presented Monday in Decatur to assist residents in learning about the importance of credit.  Part of the Take Charge Illinois initiative, the Office of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will present "Credit, and Shopping for Credit Cards," a workshop to address what a credit score means, how to maintain and improve credit standing, and what to look for when shopping for credit cards.

Comptroller staff members will be available to answer questions and to conduct Check for Cash searches for uncashed state checks on the state's online database.  

The credit workshop takes place from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Dove Inc., Homeward Bound, 788 East Clay Street.

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