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, Central, Dutchtown)

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

Upcoming Seminars

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Alexandria / Pineville Seminars

Credit Repair

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Place: Zion Hill Church Family
315 Hunter Street, Pineville, LA 71360
Time: 10:00 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.

Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership

Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Place: Central Louisiana Business Incubator,
1501 Wimbledon Blvd., Alexandria, LA 71301
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Registration: Registration will open 30 days prior to the date of the 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.

Credit Repair

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Place: Central Louisiana Business Incubator,
1501 Wimbledon Blvd., Alexandria, LA 71301
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Registration: Registration will open 30 days prior to the date of the 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.

Baton Rouge Seminars

Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Place: ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd., Baton Rouge 70807
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Registration: Register for "Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership" 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.

Credit Repair

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Place: ExxonMobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd., Baton Rouge 70807
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Registration: Registration will open 30 days prior to the date of the 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.

Financial Literacy Seminars Series

Place: LHRC Life Care Center Training Room
4255 East Brookstown Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Objectives:

Come learn general banking and financial skills.  The series will cover everything from how to open and manage a checking account to how to purchase a home.  See topics listed below for more details.

Download Financial Literacy Seminars PDF

Registration:

Registration will open 30 days prior to the date of the seminar

  1. June 17th: Register for "Bank On It – An introduction to bank services"
  2. June 24th: Register for "Borrowing Basics – An introduction to credit"
  3. July 1st: Check It Out – How to choose and keep a checking account
  4. July 8th: Money Matters – How to keep track of your money
  5. July 15th: Pay Yourself First – Why you should save, save, save!
  6. July 22nd: Keep It Safe – Your rights as a consumer
  7. July 29th: To Your Credit – How your credit history will affect your credit future
  8. August 5th: Charge It Right – How to make a credit card work for you
  9. August 12th: Loan to Own – Know what you’re borrowing before you buy
  10. August 19th: Your Own Home – What homeownership is all about
  11. August 26th: Financial Recovery – How to recover financially and rebuild your credit after a financial set-back

Shreveport Seminars

Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership

Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Place: Cedar Grove Library, 8303 Line Ave., Shreveport, LA 71106
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Registration: Register for "Preparing Your Finances for Homeownership" 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.

Credit Repair

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Place: TBD
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Registration: Registration will open 30 days prior to the date of the 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.