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Bank On Chicago & Bank On Illinois – Safe, Affordable Accounts for Deposits

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New Bank On Illinois Link

NEW BANK ON ILLINOIS LINKPartners, when referring clients outside of the Chicago greater area to open bank accounts please direct them to this site.

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New Bank Locator!

BANKERS! We are developing a NEW bank locator! Help us gather your Bank On Account details and branch locations for this map!! Please complete the following form:  If you have any

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Chicago Banking Desert App – Woodstock Institute

Visit to find banks in the Chicago Community Areas!

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City Colleges of Chicago: EARLY COLLEGE

Get ahead by earning college credit for free through City Colleges. What is Early College? What Are the Benefits? Join the Early College program and you can enroll in college-level

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CPS high school seniors who graduate with a 3.0 GPA and who test completion-ready in math and English are able to pursue a degree or certificate at City Colleges at

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Bank on Illinois: Banking & Direct Deposit for Benefits Payments

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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Free tax help available January 29, 2022 to April 18, 2022 for households earning up to $58,000 or single fliers earning up to $32,000 annually.

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Make the Most of Your Money: Safe, Affordable Bank Accounts through Bank On Chicago

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

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Help For Illinois Families: Relief For Households Across the State

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

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Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Benefits Counseling

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

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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

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Economic Awareness Council Chosen for 2021 Bank On Greater Milwaukee Champion Award!

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

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Bank On – Illinois Comptroller’s Office

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

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WE PROSPER: Affordable Alternatives to Predatory Loans

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

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I-PASS Assist Reduces Costs for Qualified Individuals

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

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With a #BankOn certified account, you can get your stimulus money safer and with no fees – open an account online now!

It’s not too late! You can still get your missing stimulus check and tax refunds even if you don’t normally file taxes. Learn more at #stimuluschecks #money Open a

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Bank On Chicago Newsletters

JUNE 2021 Newsletter MAY 2021 Newsletter APRIL 2021 Newsletter (featured at FDIC event 4/30/21) March 2021 Newsletter

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Loan Alternative Products

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Many people qualify to receive a $1,200 Economic Impact Payment Through the Cares Act.

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Stimulus Payment Training for Nonprofit and Government Case Managers

Join us for a webinar to learn about EIP payment eligibility and explore no-fee banking options with Bank On Chicago.  

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Wall Street Journal: Bank Accounts Designed for Low-Income Customers Find Broader Audience

Wall Street Journal article that examines the Bank On movement

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CFE Fund Announces the Bank On National Account Standards for 2019-2020

28 banks and credit unions with over 21,300 branches now offer accounts meeting Bank On National Account Standards

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