Financial workshop happening in Summerville

Financial workshop happening in Summerville

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Residents of South Carolina's Lowcountry are getting some free help with working on their credit.

Family Services Inc. is putting on a workshop on Thursday called Financial Freedom 101. It's being held at the Dorchester Prosperity Center in Summerville.

The free event is open to the public and is aimed at helping people learn about effective ways to improve their credit and cut down on debt.

Attendees will also get tips on how to do debt-free holiday shopping and learn if they're eligible for debt consolidation programs.

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