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Fifth Third offering financial advice

Free financial education will be available today on Fort Wayne’s south side.

Fifth Third Bank’s eBus I and eBus II will be parked at the Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave., from 2 to 7 p.m.

No appointment is necessary to talk to a Fifth Third banker for one-on-one credit counseling and financial education, and walk-ins are also welcome to use one of the 14 computer terminals on each bus to access online homeownership and credit counseling programs.

Guests can also access job search and training software created by NextJob.

Sheila Anderson, Fifth Third’s local membership advantage officerm said the bank’s goal is to give back to the community by reaching out to people living in neighborhoods traditionally underserved by banks.

Drug abuse website launched by Zoeller

In an ongoing statewide campaign to reduce the number of deaths from prescription drug abuse, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force have launched a new website: www.bitterpill.in.gov.

This website includes information on the consequences of misuse and abuse of prescription drugs and the impact of the epidemic, signs and symptoms of abuse, proper disposal of drugs, clinical resources, how to report illegal activities and much more.

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