Washington DC – (Thursday, January 31, 2008)   Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a Senior Member of the Texas Congressional Delegation, will host a financial survival day workshop on February 9, 2008 in Dallas. North Texas area homeowners, students, parents, and all interested in learning more about important educational tips for the most common financial issues are welcome to attend. The workshop is free to all attendees.

"These classes are an extension of our efforts to protect borrowers from predatory lending practices, understand credit scoring and reports, and help prevent the rash of foreclosures that have plagued local homeowners," said Congresswoman Johnson.


Congresswoman Johnson will be joined by representatives from the Consumer Credit Counseling Service, including Spanish speaking, will be available for one-on-one personal counseling sessions and offer their expertise. 


WHO:             Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas ACORN


WHAT:           Financial Survival Day Workshop

Free Personal Credit Counseling Free Tax Preparation


WHEN:           Saturday, February 9, 2008     

                        Presentation to start at 9:00am

                        9 a.m.               Dealing with Debt (Especially After the Holidays)

                        10 a.m.             Demystifying Credit Scores and Reports

                        11 a.m.             Discussion with Congresswoman Johnson

                        12 p.m.            How to Save My Home


WHERE: Townview Magnet Center, 1201 E 8th Street, #302, Dallas, TX 75203


CONTACT:     Byron Gipson of Congresswoman Johnson’s Dallas Office 214-922-8885

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