City teams up with Fifth Third Bank's eBus in Louisville

February 15, 2018

Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced today that the popular Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, the eBus, will be visiting Louisville Feb. 20 through Feb. 26 and will be open to the public.

The eBus is a 40-foot retrofitted city bus equipped with onboard computer workstations and internet connectivity. It is staffed by professionals who provide free one-on-one personalized counseling, credit scores, financial coaching, budgeting, job search and other services.

The scheduled stops for the eBus are as follows:

  • Tues., Feb. 20, Charmoli Neighborhood Place, 200 Juneau Drive, 40243, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 21, Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place, 1411 Algonquin Parkway, 40210, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thurs., Feb. 22, NorthWest Neighborhood Place, 4018 West Market Street, 40212, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Fri., Feb. 23, Facilities Management Services, 1500 Lytle Street, 40203, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Mon., Feb. 26, Ujima Neighborhood Place, 3610 Bohne Avenue, 40211, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“We strongly value our partnership with Fifth Third Bank and their commitment to helping all of our Louisville residents gain opportunity and access to financial services", stated Erin Waddell who leads several financial empowerment initiatives for the Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services. "We believe all Louisvillians deserve safe and affordable financial services – the eBus is a great way to explore some of those services.”

Once onboard the eBus, visitors will be able to:

  • Request a credit report and review it with a professional
  • Receive personalized evaluation of finances
  • Gain information about fraud awareness and prevention
  • Receive internet banking and bill payment demonstrations
  • Participate in home ownership seminars and foreclosure prevention sessions
  • Conduct online job searches and learn how to create an effective resume

“We are committed to empowering our community through financial education, says Mike Ash, Kentucky Regional President, Fifth Third Bank. “The eBus allows us to serve people where they live and work, and provide the knowledge and tools to help take control of their financial futures.”

For more information about the eBus schedule and features, contact Adam Hall, Community and Economic Development Manager with Fifth Third Bank, at 502-562-5584 or adam.hall@53.com.

 

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