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November 6, 2003

Student groups sponsor free financial success seminar

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Enjoy free pizza while learning how to be smart with your money at a financial seminar presented by MBNA Corp. at 7 p.m. on Thursday (11/13) in Lilly Hall, Room G129.

MBNA representatives will discuss the importance of establishing credit and how to manage it, common credit mistakes and how to avoid them, warning signs of credit problems and how to save money by avoiding higher credit costs.

The MBNA representatives also will help attendees understand how to set financial goals, develop a budget to save money and provide tips on how to invest money by understanding how to use time to accumulate interest on investment earnings.

MBNA Corp., a bank holding company and parent of MBNA America Bank N.A., is the largest independent credit card lender in the world. MBNA also offers retail deposit, consumer loan and insurance services. The company has operations throughout the United States and in Canada, Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Sponsored by Purdue Student Government and the Purdue Alumni Association Student Ambassadors, the event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Suzanne Dougherty, (765) 496-7329 or

Writer: Reni Winter, (765) 496-3133,

Source: Suzanne Dougherty, (765) 496-7329,

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096;

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