What is Bank On CT?
Bank On CT connects residents with safe and affordable bank accounts. Our goal is to increase the number of banked individuals in Connecticut by sharing information about accounts that have no overdraft fees and a low or no monthly cost. See more information about these accounts below.
Why should I get a bank account?
Keeps your money in a safe place
Insured by the FDIC
Can enroll in direct deposit to get your funds right away
Make purchases easily with a debit card
Budget and track your expenses with online banking
Goes hand in hand with a savings account
Check your balance at any time
Establish a relationship with a bank or credit union so you can apply for a credit card or loan in the future
Having a bank account is a step towards financial self sufficiency!
For more information, please contact
860-951-2212 ext. 229
New Haven Financial Empowerment Center
The Financial Empowerment Center in New Haven is a "one-stop shop" that is helping New Haven residents improve their financial well-being. It offers free one-on-one intensive financial counseling that includes money management, budgeting, debt relief, and tax assistance services. Click here to learn more. The Financial Empowerment Center is located at:
316 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven CT 06511
Alice Saves Program
The Alice Saves Savings Program is an online program designed to kick-start a habit of saving. It's the first step in a life-long savings journey. People start saving, build an emergency fund, and create sustainable strategies to continue savings in the long-term. For every month that you save at least $20, you'll earn a $10 reward. Enroll in the program online here and link your savings account! Check out the user-friendly mobile app on your smartphone.
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