FLINT, Mich – In partnership with the City of Flint, the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile/ eBus, will be in Flint on Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 24. Flint residents are encouraged to take advantage of the tools and resources Fifth Third’s eBus has to offer.
The 40-foot bus has been retro-fitted to serve as a mobile classroom. It is equipped with 14 personal computers and satellite technology. The bus will be staffed with Fifth Third bankers and representatives from non-profit community organizations ready to provide financial information geared towards potential homebuyers, small business owners, and job seekers. Once onboard, visitors can also request their credit report to review with a certified housing counselor from Metro Community Development.
“We are committed to empowering the community through financial education,” said Melissa Overton, Vice President of community and economic development for Fifth Third. “The eBus allows us to serve people where they live and work, and provide the knowledge and tools needed to help them take control of their financial futures.”
Flint residents will also be able to access Fifth Third’s popular initiative “NextJob” and receive helpful tips for résumés, cover letters, interviews, networking and other related topics.
On Thursday, August 24, 2017, Fifth Third Bank, the City of Flint, and Flint Development Center will host the eBus in front of the Flint Development Center at 4121 Martin Luther King Ave, Flint, MI from 10AM to 2PM. A variety of free services to improve both financial and physical health will be offered to the public.
During its tour of Flint, the eBus will also stop at Mott Community College, Workforce and Economic Development on August 23, 2017. The eBus will be in the parking lot of the Workforce Education Center/Garfield J Wagner Building located at 709 N. Saginaw St. from 10AM to 2PM and open to the community.
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About Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of June 30, 2017, the Company had $141 billion in assets and operated 1,157 full-service Banking Centers and 2,461 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2017, had $330 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $34 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses.