News & Events

Bank On News & Events is the best way to find out what's going on throughout the national Bank On community. It's also a great way to earn visibility for the program in your community, since you can submit a news story, share a press release or announce an upcoming event!

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Mar 11, 2014

‘Bank On’ Program Helps Idahoans Build Their Credit, Savings

A new program is helping men and women get on a healthy financial path and stop paying fees for simple transactions like cashing checks.

Nov 4, 2013

Bank On Shreveport Aims to Improve Financial Health of Residents

The city of Shreveport has signed on to a nationwide initiative to encourage residents to open checking accounts and use them to their full advantage

Oct 30, 2013

United Way Program, Bank On Bluegrass, Promotes Money Skills and Banking Access

Bank On Bluegrass, an initiative of the United Way of the Bluegrass, is officially launching.

Oct 30, 2013

Program Seeks to Extend Access to Financial Services

People living in one in 10 households in Amarillo rely on cash or high-interest charging alternatives — rather than banks or credit unions — for access to money, according to research used Monday to launch Bank On Amarillo.

Oct 30, 2013

Bank On Amarillo to Provide Banking Assistance

Bank On Amarillo is a finanacial assest building program focused on the unbanked and underbanked. Research shows 10-20 percent of the Amarillo population is unbanked and an additional 25-30 percent is under-banked.

Press Releases

Oct 7, 2013

Responsible Banking Ordinance Requires Financial Institutions to Share More Information Publicly

The Minneapolis City Council today approved changes to the City’s responsible banking ordinance that require financial institutions that provide banking services to the City to publicly disclose an expanded set of information about their lending practices and policies each year.

Sep 30, 2013

Butkovitz Says Payday Lending Bill Targets 1 in 4 Philadelphia Households

City Controller Alan Butkovitz today released a report entitled, “Impact of Legalizing Payday Loans in Philadelphia,” that indicates 133,173 underbanked households in the City are being targeted under state legislation, which would allow for the expansion of short-term, high interest loans.

Sep 19, 2013

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Major Nationwide Effort in Support of Under-Banked Households

$1.15 million grant will advance a unified approach to helping low-income individuals across the country access safe banking opportunities

Upcoming Events

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Mar 21, 2013

Bank On Louisville Third Anniversary Celebration

Join Bank On Louisville as we celebrate our third year of connecting people in our community with quality financial services and education.

Feb 6, 2013

Bank On Central Texas Branch Training Webinar

This webinar will train staff on how to improve communication about products and services to customers, who may experience low literacy, with the goal of helping customers successfully manage their new account.