Learn how banking & direct deposit into Bank On Illinois and Bank On Chicago accounts can help you to better manage benefits payments or direct deposit of your payroll.
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By Ivon Guzman Nov. 30, 2021 Prior to having my first job, I was not banked. I carried my money in my wallet all the time, even though I knew cash could be easily lost or stolen. However, as a young adult, I am proud to say that I took advantage of an affordable Bank
Help for Illinois Families: Relief for Households Across the State The Pritzker Administration, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), is leveraging federal ARPA funds to help Illinois families access and afford home energy assistance and other essential services during COVID-19. Building on the State’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program
MOPD’s Benefit’s Counseling is back! Benefits Counseling will help alleviate your fear of losing SSA cash benefits and access to healthcare when you work. Take this opportunity for a one-on-one benefits counseling session to help you learn how earning wages may impact your Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Medicare, Medicaid, and
City of Chicago Reminds Residents of Available Resources for Renters and Landlords ahead of the end of the Eviction Moratorium The eviction moratorium ends on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, but Chicago tenants still have options. If you are worried about remaining in your home because you have been unable to pay rent: Don’t Self-Evict – If you get an eviction notice, know
Every year BOGM chooses individuals or organizations that have been instrumental in helping BOGM increase banking access to our community.The Economic Awareness Council has been chosen to receive the Innovation Award for the REAL Bank Program. One major focus for BOGM has been youth since we started the coalition. They are many young people who
Welcome to Bank On Illinois The goal of Bank On Illinois is to ensure that residents have access to a safe and affordable bank or credit union account. Bank On Illinois is a collaborative initiative between the State of Illinois, community organizations and financial institutions. All partners in the coalition are committed to improving the
The WeProsper initiative was created to help tackle predatory lending in Black and Brown communities in Chicago. The pandemic has left many Illinois families struggling to make ends meet. In the past, many people turned to payday or auto title loans to deal with emergencies or pay for big expenses, which pushed families deeper into
Everything You Need To Know About I-PASS Assist The Illinois Tollway is expanding the I-PASS Assist program to help individuals and families realize the benefits of I-PASS. Customers who have previously been unable to use I-PASS for financial reasons will have more assistance than ever to Get I-PASS and Get Going! THE BENEFITS OF I-PASS…