Say What? Bank Helps Borrowers Find Work

As shocking as it may seem, an Ohio-based bank is helping some of its unemployed borrowers find jobs. Why, you ask? Because these customers are at serious risk for defaulting on their home mortgages. Fifth Third Bank, which operates some 1,300 branches in 12 states, has teamed up with employment firm NextJob to offer free job search assistance. It includes one-on-one coaching, online job search software and other resources to mortgage holders who could face foreclosure because they’re out of work and …