DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov 4, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Des Moines area residents have
an opportunity to learn about the basics of borrowing and credit cards and loans
when Des Moines Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) and U.S. Bank host the
sixth of a six-part series of free "Your Money Matters" programs. "Borrowing
Basics, Credit Cards and Loans" is slated for Thursday, Nov. 13 from 6 p.m.
until 9 p.m.
With the holidays and their financial demands upon us, 'Your Money Matters' more
than ever. CCI and US Bank are sponsoring "Borrowing Basics, Credit Cards and
Loans" a free seminar for people who want to learn the value of credit, deciding
when and how to use credit, and to recognize different types of loans.
"People attending the program will leave the session understanding the costs,
benefits and potential problems of credit card use and how to determine the best
types of consumer installment loans," said Jerri Scott, home ownership education
specialist for Des Moines CCI.
People who want to attend should call Des Moines CCI at (515) 255-0800 to
register. Free childcare is available. All program materials and handouts are
free. The session takes place at Des Moines CCI, located at 2005 Forest Avenue.
The mission of Des Moines CCI is to empower and unite local people of all ethnic
backgrounds to take control of their communities, involve them in identifying
problems and needs and in taking action to address them, and be a vehicle for
social, economic and environmental justice.
U.S. Bank operates 15 branches in Des Moines, 109 branch locations and 230 ATMs
in Iowa. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $189 billion, is the 8th
largest financial services holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,201 banking offices and 4,506 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line
of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is
home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key
banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience.
U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank