Fund My Future
Fund My Future is a children’s savings program available to all families with children from birth to age 18 in Pennsylvania. Adults enroll in the program by taking the PA Savings Pledge on the website, then receive assistance and reminders to open a children’s savings account and make regular deposits. Raffle tickets for $50 and
Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center
The Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center offers one-on-one, professional financial counseling as a free public service. Trained and certified counselors help clients take control of their debt, improve their credit, create a budget, save for emergencies, connect to safe and affordable financial products, and much more! Contact the FEC for more information or to schedule a free
Prosperity Now Scorecard
Access Prosperity Now’s data tool to download estimates of unbanked and underbanked households at city, county, metro, and state levels.
Bank On National Account Standards
The CFE Fund’s Bank ON National Account Standards provide local programs with a benchmark for account partnerships with financial institutions, and include both core and recommended features.
The Present and Future of Bank On Account Data
A report by the CFE Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
FDIC Unbanked Survey
National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Household
Account Screening Consumer Reporting Agencies Report
A joint report between the National Consumer Law Center and the CFE Fund
An Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Centers: Banking Status
Summary of findings about outcomes achieved through Financial Empowerment Centers.
Wall Street Journal: Bank Accounts Designed for Low-Income Customers Find Broader Audience
Wall Street Journal article that examines the Bank On movement
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