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.

Click here for safe and affordable accounts!


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

Tori Hamilton

860-951-2212 ext. 230

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

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

(203) 946-8523

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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