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Building stronger financial futures for Kansas City residents.

Bank On KC works to connect everyone to safe and appropriate financial products and services.
Bank On KC 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 members also offer services and educational resources that help empower people and families to improve their financial capability, health and independence.
15%
of Kansas City households are unbanked, without a checking or savings account, or underbanked, relying on financial products outside the mainstream banking system
$40,000
cost of being unbanked over a lifetime, due to use of costly alternative financial services for routine financial transactions.

Getting the Child Tax Credit?


Direct deposit into your own account is faster and safer – open a Bank On certified bank or credit union account online now and share your information with the IRS. https://covidbanking.joinbankon.org

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CHES, Inc.


CHES, Inc. (Credit & Homeownership Empowerment Services, Inc.) is a HUD Approved, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, housing, financial and credit organization. 

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Money Smart Kansas City


Money Smart KC helps to promote financial capability and economic mobility for all consumers

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Our Coalition
Join us in connecting Kansas City residents to better banking products and making Kansas City a safer, more accessible place to bank.
Bank On KC members are working together to ensure that all households have access to safe and affordable banking 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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