Virtual Money Smart Week: April 10-17

Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will offer daily “Money Smart” educational videos that are free and open to the public! Topics covered include how to talk to your children about money, developing a savings plan, finding safe and affordable banking accounts, understanding student loans, tax fraud and identity theft, managing personal financed during COVID-19, housing

Get your federal tax refund faster with direct deposit

As taxpayers prepare for the start of the 2021 filing season, the best way to get a refund is to combine electronic filing with direct deposit. It’s fast, secure and easy. If you do not currently have a bank account, we encourage you to open up a safe and affordable Bank On certified account. IRS Direct Deposit: Is

‘Let’s Get Financially Fit’ Virtual Financial Literacy Series

Join Bank On Greater Milwaukee, Northwest Side CDC, and Ephesians Missionary Baptist Church every Monday from 6:30PM-7:30PM on Facebook Live for the “Let’s Get Financially Fit” Virtual Financial Literacy Series. Different topics related to personal finances will be covered each week and you will be able to ask questions of presenters. Tune in on the

Milwaukee Financial Navigator Program

The City of Milwaukee, in partnership with Riverworks Development Corporation, has created the Financial Navigator program. Through this free service, Milwaukee residents can connect remotely with a trained Financial Navigator to receive one-on-one guidance on managing their financial issues. Trained Financial Navigators employed by the Riverworks Financial Clinic will work with residents over the phone to provide information and resources.

IRS extends Economic Impact Payment deadline to Nov. 21

The Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to register for an Economic Impact Payment (EIP) to November 21, 2020. This new date will provide an additional five weeks beyond the original deadline. Special note: This additional time into November is solely for those who have not received their EIP and don’t normally file a tax

How to use your Economic Impact Payment (EIP) prepaid debit card without paying fees

If you recently received an Economic Impact Payment prepaid debit card from the government in the mail, this is money for you under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Do not throw this card away. You will need this card to access your Economic Impact Payment. You must first activate your card by

Bank On Greater Milwaukee on “That’s So Money”

Hosted by Jeff McCarthy and Becky Miller from Bank Five Nine (First Bank Financial Centre), ‘That’s So Money’ takes an innovative and entertaining approach to financial education, providing listeners with content that can help attain financial freedom. Each show features a local partner in the community, like a small business customer or non-profit organization, showcasing

Bank On Greater Milwaukee Joins Jill Economo on “Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community”

Presented by Ellenbecker Investment Group, this unique show highlights non-profit organizations and helps listeners understand how they can have a personal impact in our community. On March 22, 2020 Bank On Greater Milwaukee Program Manager, Constance Alberts sat for an interview with Jill Economo, host of the radio show Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community to discuss financial capacity