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Building stronger financial futures for Louisville residents.

Bank On Louisville works to connect consumers to safe and appropriate financial products and services.
Bank On Louisville is a collaboration between financial institutions, community-based organizations and local government to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to be financially healthy. Together, we are working to connect people to safe, affordable, and certified banking accounts. Our partners also offer services and educational resources that help empower people and families to improve their financial capability, health and independence.
4.8%
of Louisville residents are unbanked, without a checking or savings account
15.2%
of Louisville residents are underbanked, relying on financial products outside the mainstream banking system
$40,000
cost of being unbanked over a lifetime

Bank On Louisville Cebrates Republic Bank’s Simple Access Checking as It is Nationally Certified


Bank On Louisville announced that Republic Bank’s Simple Access account was officially certified by the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards (2021 – 2022). The national safe account Standards, co-created by consumer advocates, leading national nonprofit organizations, civic leaders, and other financial institutions, designate both core and strongly recommended features that ensure low cost, high functionality, and consumer safety.

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Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission Launches Kentucky Bank On Network


The Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission, in conjunction with the United Way of the Bluegrass and Bank On Louisville announced the launch of the Kentucky Bank on Network (KBON). KBON is a statewide partnership committed to increasing bank accessibility and accounts for individuals and businesses across the Commonwealth.

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Tax Time Connect: Press Release and Press Conference


Mayor Greg Fischer joined community partners in announcing the start of free federal and state income tax preparation assistance for eligible residents, including VITA, AARP Tax Aide, and the new Tax Time Connect initiative.

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Join us in connecting Louisville residents to better banking products and making our city a safer, more accessible place to bank.
Bank On Louisville members are working together to ensure that all households have access to safe and affordable bank accounts that meet their needs, allows them to increase assets, and strengthen their financial stability.
BANK ON CERTIFIED ACCOUNTS ARE…
Safe

These accounts do not allow overdraft or non sufficient funds fees, so you’ll never be hit with a surprise fee.
Low Cost

Certified accounts are $5 or less per month, with no unpredictable fees.
Functional

Certified accounts always allow free deposits, free withdrawals, and free bill payments.

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