This session will introduce the basics of credit and debt management so that you can feel prepared to tackle your financial goals! We will cover what goes into a credit score, the importance of checking your credit reports, as well as debt management strategies. Come prepared to learn and ask questions and leave with concrete actions you can take to improve your credit situation and/or bring down your debt.
This workshop will be led by rita zhang (she/her/hers), a financial empowerment educator, facilitator, and coach. She brings 14+ years of social justice experience from movement-building, direct service, and education spaces to her financial work. rita is a certified Financial Fitness Coach® and serves as a bilingual (English & Cantonese) financial coach with Sage Financial Solutions. rita uniquely interweaves the personal, emotional, and political aspects of money. While supporting people to reach their financial goals, she offers critical education to unpack the harmful effects of racism, capitalism, and classism.