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Think You Can’t Own Your Own Home? Free Dollar Bank Mortgage Workshop Shows You How You Can.

April 15, 2019

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 15, 2019--Dollar Bank ’s free annual Mortgages For Mothers Home Buying Workshop will take place at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Women, men, mothers, fathers, grandparents and singles are welcome to attend and take the first step toward owning their own home.

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The Mortgages For Mothers Workshop attracts hundreds of people each year who are looking to buy a home. A highlight of the workshop includes inspirational presentations by new homeowners who overcame their own problems with the help of Dollar Bank’s credit counselors. Attendees learn about the various mortgage loan programs available to them and come to understand the importance and power of credit. Danita Harris, News 5 Anchor, will guest speak at the event. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-345-3655 or online at MortgagesForMothers.com.

“Buying a home can be a frightening and overwhelming experience for anyone. Our Mortgages For Mothers Workshop is the perfect place to start,” said Dorothy Curtis, Vice President of Community Development at Dollar Bank. “We assist attendees with repairing their credit issues, we show them how to save money in manageable ways and we help them set and maintain a budget. We also explain the vocabulary of home buying in everyday language. The training and credit counseling we provide creates a safety net, resulting in low mortgage default rates and homeowners who are prepared for homeownership.”

Workshop attendees will be encouraged to continue working with Dollar Bank Counselors. Assistance includes educational classes, private credit restoration counseling sessions, special savings programs and other informational and motivational group sessions.

About Dollar Bank

Dollar Bank is a mutual bank with assets of more than $8.4 billion. Today, Dollar Bank operates more than  70 locations  throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and Virginia and has over 1,300 employees. For more than 160 years, Dollar Bank has grown to become a large, full service, regional bank committed to providing the highest quality of banking services to individuals and businesses. Dollar Bank ( www.dollar.bank ) is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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CONTACT: Joseph B. Smith, Senior Vice President

412-261-5037

jsmith835@dollarbank.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OHIO PENNSYLVANIA VIRGINIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN OTHER CONSUMER EDUCATION OTHER EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE PARENTING OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY CONSUMER FAMILY MEN

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