Join us for the free Credit Webinar Series sponsored by FirstBank in collaboration with the VI Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC).
Oct. 13 & Nov. 10 - Understanding Credit
Credit – What is credit? How do we use it? It is important to understand the benefit and responsibilities of credit and how to manage it wisely. Listen as financial professionals explain how to use credit in a safe and responsible way and the impact it has on your financial future. These tips and best practices can guide you in the right direction towards healthy credit.
Presenters: Dina Perry-Malone, Vice-President & USVI Market Manager and
Paula Norford-Edwards, Vice -President & Operations Manager
Oct. 20 & Nov. 17 - Establishing and Repairing Credit
Is your credit not the best? Do you want to learn how to establish credit? There are steps that you can begin taking immediately to begin both establishing and repairing your credit. Listen as financial professionals explain the credit process, how to improve your credit score and the overall impact your score has on your financial future. These tips will guide you in the right direction towards healthy credit.
Presenters: Dina Perry- Malone, Vice-President & USVI Market Manager and
Miguel Farrington, Assistant Vice-President & Installment Lending Manager
Oct. 27 & Nov. 24 - Fundamentals of Business Credit
How do you build excellent business credit? What are lenders looking for when providing funding? What’s the importance of a business plan?
All of these are important questions that you have probably considered at some point while starting or growing your business. Learn from a Banking professional the steps you need to take to obtain funding. Hear about the significance of a business plan as well as the five “Cs” of credit and the importance of building both excellent business credit as well as maintaining good personal credit.
Presenter: Calvin Morris, Business Relationship Officer, Commercial Lending