Bank On Louisville e-news | September 2013

Bank On Louisville e-newsletter

BANK ON LOUISVILLE is a comprehensive network of community partners focused on serving the unbanked and underbanked by increasing access to mainstream financial services, products and tools and financial education resources in order to decrease their reliance on expensive, alternative services and increase financial stability.

Brought to you by Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization.      September 2013

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Upcoming Events

Click here for a calendar of all upcoming financial education opportunities.

Bank On Louisville in the news

Read coverage of our third anniversary celebration by Business First here.

Estate planning: good for our community!

Bank On Louisville is joining the Metro VAPStat initiative in educating our community about ways we can prevent property vacancy and abandonment in our community through better estate planning. View and share this fact sheet on estate planning, reverse mortgages, and what you can do. You can also view the VAPStat website or call 311 for more information on assistance that is available Louisville residents.

Check out our new brochure!

Thanks to efforts by our graduate intern, Joey Cecil, we've given our program brochure a much-needed facelift! Click here to view and download the brochure. Feel free to print, distribute, and share, or contact us if you'd like us to send you brochures for display in your agency.

Bank On Louisville celebrates our third anniversary!

On Wednesday, August 14, representatives from local financial institutions, non-profit agencies, and community partners gathered at the Mayor's Gallery to celebrate the third anniversary of Bank On Louisville. Guests and supporters spoke about Bank On's achievements in our community, including opening 3.493 accounts and reaching 1,963 individuals through financial education in 2013. Click here to read a news release about the event, or check out a more detailed summary of BOL's achievements, partnerships, and upcoming projects. You can also watch a video of the press conference here


Financial Empowerment Center now open at 810 Barret

CSR's Financial Empowerment and Economic Development (FEeD) team has teamed up with several Family Economic Success Network partners to offer free, one-on-one financial and legal counseling appointments at our Financial Empowerment Center. Everyone is welcome to receive help from experts at the Legal Aid Society, Apprisen, and the Louisville Urban League on issues such as debt, budgeting, credit, fraud, foreclosure, bankruptcy, rental and homeownership readiness, and more. 

Appointments are required and will be completely confidential. Click here for a full schedule and more information. Contact Ali Stuhl at 574-5191 or to make an appointment.


Staff trainings available through Legal Aid Society

Case workers and agency staff are invited to attend a series of trainings with the Legal Aid Society of Louisville. The purpose of these trainings is to educate frontline staff on how to identify and talk about clients' legal issues and then make appropriate referrals to address them. Each training will focus a different legal issue your clients may face.

All trainings will take place in the Air Pollution Control District Board Room at 850 Barret Ave.

Click here for a full schedule and to register.

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Financial Empowerment and economic Development (FEeD) Info Session: September 26

How can Louisville Metro Community Services and Revitalization help you achieve your goals?

Attend an information session to see how you can get plugged in to all the opportunities Metro CSR has to offer, from financial education to microbusiness.

Also at this session, the Legal Aid Society will join us to discuss identity theft and credit reporting.

  • Thursday, September 26
  • 3pm - 4pm
  • 810 Urban Government Center, room 347

Click here for more information. Call 574-1969 to register!