Louisville Metro government is teaming up with The Kroger Company to provide financial empowerment services to residents across the city. The Kroger and Bank On Louisville Food and Financial Access Program will supply on-site outreach for customers of Kroger’s Mobile Markets, which travel neighborhoods that have limited access to food.
Funding through the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation expands the number of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites. LABC, which operates the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the Louisville area, will use the funding to add an 11th free tax filing site in 2023, and to recruit and train the additional volunteers necessary to staff the new site.
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.
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.
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.
Tax Time Connect is a new initiative between the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and Bank on Louisville’s Banking Access work. The goal is to help Louisville residents file their taxes and create a bank account with a certified financial institution, if they don’t have one already.
Check these websites for information from the IRS, FDIC, and CFPB that will help you file your taxes and get the most out of your tax refund.
These handouts from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can help you be prepared to file your tax return and understand your options for saving your tax refund.
Bank On Louisville is proud to announce that First Financial Bank’s NoWorry Checking account was officially certified by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as meeting the Bank On National
Bank On Louisville is proud to announce that Fifth Third Bank’s Express Banking account was officially certified by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as meeting the Bank On National