Military Invited to Wells Fargo Financial Education Webinars

Free online sessions Nov. 11-13 will cover homebuying, credit, money management

DES MOINES, Iowa--()--Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) will mark Veterans Day by inviting service members, veterans and their families to learn more about managing their finances, buying a home and managing credit through free financial education online workshops.

The free webinars, offered by Wells Fargo’s Military Mortgage Express® program, are scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 11 through Thursday, Nov. 13. The instructor-led sessions will provide information on homebuying, managing credit, or budgeting and saving, and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. This is the third time Wells Fargo has offered free military financial education webinars, allowing service members and veterans to access the information from their homes or at local libraries.

Advance registration at www.wellsfargo.com/rsvp is required. Webinars are capped at 200 participants, so those interested are encouraged to register early. The webinar schedule and access codes are:

  • First-Time Homebuyer: Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. CST. Access code: Mil1stHome
    Buying a home may be one of the largest financial decisions for Americans. During this session, participants will learn about the homebuying process, identifying the costs associated with buying a home and types of financing available, including the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program.
  • Budgeting and Saving: Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. CST. Access code: MilBudget
    Participants will learn how to make the most of their money by saving more, creating a spending plan and being a smart shopper.
  • Get Smart About Credit: Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. CST. Access code: MilCredit
    How to manage credit responsibly is an important skill to learn. In this session, participants will learn how to manage credit cards, the factors that go into an individual’s credit score, and how to manage credit cards responsibly.

“We want to help all our customers succeed financially and Wells Fargo is proud to offer educational opportunities as part of our commitment to support veterans, service members and their families,” said David Gibbons, Wells Fargo Military Mortgage Express program manager. “These sessions are especially designed to help military families on the road to financial wellness.”

With questions about these webinars, contact militarymortgageexpress@wellsfargo.com. More information on Wells Fargo’s Military Mortgage Express program is available at www.wellsfargo.com/militarymortgage.

To learn about more ways Wells Fargo is supporting military members, veterans and their families, visit www.wellsfargo.com/veterans. For immediate assistance with home financing needs, customers can contact Wells Fargo Home Mortgage at 877-337-9405.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,700 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2014 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2013, the Company invested $275.5 million in grants to 18,500 nonprofits, and team members contributed more than 1.69 million volunteer hours around the country. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Contacts

Wells Fargo & Company
Stacie Bendixen, 515-213-4369
stacie.a.bendixen@wellsfargo.com
@SBendixenWF

Release Summary

Wells Fargo will offer free financial education online workshops for military members Nov. 11-13 on homebuying, budgeting and saving, and managing credit.

Contacts

Wells Fargo & Company
Stacie Bendixen, 515-213-4369
stacie.a.bendixen@wellsfargo.com
@SBendixenWF