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Fulton County seniors listen as Bank of America volunteers conduct financial information sessions
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Fulton County seniors listen as Bank of America volunteers conduct financial information sessions

Seniors at the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility listened as Fulton County’s Housing and Human Services Department, Office of Aging and Bank of America volunteers hosted the first two of a series of Financial Literacy Seminars.  The second seminar was held at the Dogwood Senior Center.  Over 100 seniors attended the first two sessions.

Hosted by local Bank of America employee volunteers, the seminars were developed in partnership with the National Council on Aging, a nonprofit service and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Topics included:

  • US Treasury Check Delivery Changes – A discussion on the new US Treasury law
  • Enhancing older adult’s money management skills to further their greater economic security
  • Avoiding Scams
  • Introduction to Bank Services – A discussion designed to provide adults of all ages with an overview of basic financial topics
  • Bank without Limits - Solutions and services for customers with disabilities
  • Mortgage Assistance - A discussion on Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance

Three additional seminars are scheduled for the following dates

Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility; 515 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue; Atlanta
Phone: 404-523-3353

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex; 6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs Phone: 404-613-4900

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility; 2885 Church Street, East Point
Phone: 404-762-4821

For more information, contact your local Multipurpose Facility or Metroya Carruthers at 404-612-7186.

** The information provided is for presentation purposes and will not serve as an endorsement by Fulton County of any banking product.
 

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