FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – As families try to balance their budgets, they are facing historic inflation, high interest rates and rising prices at the grocery store. If you’re looking for advice on navigating the bumpy road in today’s economy, Bell Bank is launching its Big Blue Bus to help.
The bank’s Financial Empowerment Center will make four stops in Fargo from August 9-12. People can get on the bus for in-person and online financial guidance to help them reach their financial goals. The following resources will be available:
Get free access to credit reportsLearn how to budget and save for retirement or a rainy dayLearn the steps to become a homeownerGet tips to protect yourself against fraud and identity theftInside Bell Bank’s Big Blue Bus(Bell Bank)
Bell Bank says the need is especially prevalent in the four Fargo communities where the Big Blue Bus will stop, as residents are often underserved or working on tight budgets. The times and locations are detailed below:
Tuesday, August 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Arbors at McCormick Park, 618 23rd St. S., FargoWednesday, August 10, 1 to 7 pm – Arbors at McCormick Park, 618 23rd St. S., FargoThursday, August 11, noon to 6 pm – The Village Family Service Center, 2701 12th Ave. S., FargoFriday, August 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Jeremiah Fargo-Moorhead Program, 3104 Fiechtner Dr. S., Fargo
Community residents can hop on the bus, which is equipped to access online and in-person financial education to learn about next steps they can take to achieve financial goals such as building credit, saving money, or the ownership of a house.
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