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May 18, 2015

Bank On Lauderhill Reaches Out to the 'Unbanked'

It's part of Lauderhill Mayor Richard J. Kaplan's initiative to encourage many of his constituents — no matter how young — to open a bank account to try to save money as part of a new program called Bank On Lauderhill.

Mar 11, 2015

Bank on Evansville Series to Discuss How to Save on Water Bill

Bank on Evansville will launch of a series of informational workshops in 2015 designed to help residents save money.

Mar 11, 2015

Bank On Virginia Beach Changes Financial Behavior

According to Virginia Beach, over 6,000 City households are “unbanked” – they do not have a bank account. They spend up to 5% of their yearly net income

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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Jan 8, 2015

St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force General Meeting

The first general meeting of the St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force is Thursday, January 15, 2015. The meeting is held at the William J. Harrison Center, 3140 Cass Avenue from 9-11 am.

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.