Red River Bank University Financial Seminars Founded January 2005

Red River Bank Financial Seminars

Red River Bank "University" is a series of financial seminars offered to the public free of charge. The seminars are conducted throughout the year and cover a variety of topics. Topics have included subjects such as Identity Theft, Saving & Investing, Financial Tools, and Understanding Credit.

These informational seminars provide an educational resource for those in our communities and were developed based on customer input. The seminars are taught by Red River Bank staff as well as local experts in each field, when appropriate. Seminars are conducted at our banking centers and at other locations such as civic groups, churches, and places of business.

To register for a class, request an on-site class, suggest a seminar topic or, for more information, please complete the Registration Form or call Customer Care:

For more information call

  • Central Louisiana (318) 561-4000 (Alexandria, Ball, Forest Hill, Lecompte, Marksville, Pineville)
  • Northwest Louisiana (318) 675-2900 (Shreveport, Bossier City)
  • Southeast Louisiana (225) 923-0232 (Baton Rouge, Dutchtown)

Pre-registration for seminars is strongly encouraged and can be done here on our website.

Upcoming Seminars

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Baton Rouge Seminars

Credit Repair

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Place: YMCA of Baton Rouge – Exxon Mobile Branch
7717 Howell Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Registration: Register for "Credit Repair" Seminar
Objectives: This seminar will focus on the basics of understanding credit and the purpose of a credit report. Participants will learn characteristics of good credit, how to build and repair credit, how to read a credit report, and understanding the impact of credit scores.

Shreveport Seminars

Home Buying Basics: Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Place: Cedar Grove Public Library
8303 Line Avenue
Shreveport, Louisiana
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registration: Register for "Home Buying Basics" Seminar
Objectives: Participants will learn from a lenders perspective the details about pre-qualifying for a mortgage, saving for down payment and closing costs, and qualifying for mortgage down payment assistance, bond loans, etc. Participants will also learn about credit and what to do if their credit score needs improving as well as how debt is viewed by lenders.