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Wells Fargo Offers Financial Education Webinars for Military Members

August 21, 2014

Free online sessions Aug. 26-28 focus on homebuying, credit, money management

DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of a commitment to serve military members, veterans and their families, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) will offer four free financial education webinars for service members Aug. 26-28. Topics include homebuying, managing credit, and budgeting and saving.

The free online sessions are offered through Wells Fargo’s Military Mortgage Express program and are open to all interested military members and veterans.

“Wells Fargo is proud to support our service members and their families, and one way we do that is by offering education to help them succeed financially,” said David Gibbons, Military Mortgage Express program manager. “These free webinars are a great chance for military members to learn about financial topics important to them and their families, whether it’s buying or refinancing a home, making the most of their money with budgeting and saving, or managing their credit.”

Advance registration at www.wellsfargo.com/rsvp is required. The webinar schedule and access codes are:

  • First-Time Homebuyer(two offerings):Aug. 26, 2 p.m. CDT; and Aug. 28, 3:30 p.m. CDT. Access code: Mil1stHOME

    Next to saving for retirement, buying a home may be one of the largest financial decisions for Americans. During this session, participants will learn about the homebuying process, how to identify the costs associated with buying a home and types of financing available, featuring the VA Home Loan Guaranty Program.
  • Budgeting and Saving:Aug. 27, 2 p.m. CDT. 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:Aug. 28, 2 p.m. CDT. 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.

    Webinars are capped at 200 participants, so those interested are encouraged to register early at www.wellsfargo.com/rsvp.

    More information on Wells Fargo’s Military Mortgage Express program is available at www.wellsfargo.com/mortgage/loan-programs/military-loans. For immediate assistance with home financing needs, customers can contact Wells Fargo Home Mortgage at 877-337-9405. To learn about more ways Wells Fargo is supporting military members, veterans and their families, visit www.wellsfargo.com/veterans.

    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 9,000 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. 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.





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    Stacie Bendixen, 515-213-4369 (Media)




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