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CIC to conduct webinar on rebuilding credit, business loan basics in celebration of Credit Consciousness Week

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CIC Academy webinar

MAKATI CITY, 19 April 2023 – The Credit Information Corporation (CIC), the country’s sole public credit registry and repository of credit information, continues its CIC Academy year 3 webinar series with “#CREDITREADY: Rebuilding your credit history and the basics of business loans,” on 28 April from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM via Zoom and Facebook Live.

In line with this year’s celebration of the Credit Consciousness Week pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 568 series of 1995, the webinar will tackle various ways of improving credit history, its effects on access to cost-effective financial products and services, as well as the basics of business loans.

“This upcoming Credit Consciousness Week, we want to underscore the usefulness of credit as a valuable financial tool and of one’s credit history in achieving financial goals, especially to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) who benefit the most from improved access to capital ,” CIC President and CEO Ben Joshua A. Baltazar said.

The PCEO added that in 2022, almost 6 million CIC Credit Reports were requested by CIC’s 157 accessing entities for use in their credit-decisioning activities.

Be #creditworthy with the CIC Academy

The upcoming webinar will feature resource speakers Atty. Phillip Gerald Fulgueras, CIC Attorney III, Ms. Eillen Mangubat, Philippine Finance Association President, and Mr. Mark Launcel Panizales, Head of Product Marketing of the Bank of the Philippine Islands.

Register for free at bit.ly/CICAcademy2023Apr28 and join the webinar via Zoom or Facebook Live to receive a certificate of participation.

CIC Academy is the corporation’s nationwide flagship educational program for raising awareness on the credit information system, promoting financial education and literacy, as well as encouraging responsible borrowing.

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The Credit Information Corporation (CIC), a government-owned and controlled corporation, was created by Republic Act No. 9510, otherwise known as the Credit Information System Act (CISA). The primary mandate of CIC is to establish a comprehensive and centralized credit information system for the collection and dissemination of fair and accurate information relevant to, or arising from, credit and credit-related activities of all entities participating in the ecosystem.

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