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Betty Ann Falkner (below) with Center for Smart Financial Choices spent Wednesday, July 12 making sure our youth understood what was their money and what [caption id="attachment_16151" align="alignright" width="150"] Intern discussing banking options with Allegacy representative[/caption] was the bank's money, as they were presented the option to open accounts with BB&T and Allegacy Credit Union. Bank Manager Tommy Hicks (featured picture) from the Old Walkertown BB&T branch explained to our participants that "banking is an adult task and they are taking steps into a good future if they do their accounts correctly." Allegacy encouraged our youth to apply for the scholarships they have available for college. SYEP staff want our youth to get...

HomeBuyer Seminar: Part II Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Winston-Salem Urban League have joined forces with local organizations to present a 3-part seminar series for first-time homebuyers! On February 11th, we present the second installation of our series titled "Money and Credit Management - Mortgage Payments." We have invited Phyllis Caldwell George from the Center for HomeOwnership and Boris Elder from Wells Fargo to present their wealth of knowledge in their respective fields. We will also be joined by DaRhonda Morgan from S.G Atkins to tell us about various affordable housing opportunities in the area. Although the series is geared towards...