Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
NOTE – ALL VITA SITES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. However, the IRS filing deadline has been extended to July 15, 2020. There are three organizations in the Greater Milwaukee area that operate VITA sites where qualified individuals can can receive free help with filling out and filing their personal incomes taxes. The VITA
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.
Economic Impact Payment – What You Need To Know
Make sure you are up to date on your taxes to receive stimulus checks quickly and securely. Check out our Accounts information page for information on how to open a bank account. What You Need To Know The IRS will use 2019 taxpayer forms to determine how much a person’s check should be and where
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