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Free GreenPath Financial Wellbeing Resources for Our Customers

Nov 23, 2021

We are proud to announce a partnership with GreenPath that provides our customers access to their excellent financial education resources. GreenPath is a national nonprofit focused on financial wellbeing for everyone, and their mission is to empower people to lead…

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Three Reasons Why Having a Healthy Credit Score is Essential to Financial Freedom

Oct 26, 2021

Perhaps you, like many of us, find credit confusing. Maybe you aren’t familiar with credit and its uses — perhaps you have never had access to beneficial information, getting conflicting advice, or are new to our financial system. While we…

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Providing Healthier Financial Alternatives One Personal Checking Account at a Time

Oct 26, 2021

We became the first community bank in The Bronx, New York, in over 30 years on purpose. The Bronx has the highest share of unbanked and underbanked households in New York City. Approximately 21.8% of adults in The Bronx are…

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Micromobility for New Yorkers via a Financial Inclusion Grant

Oct 15, 2021

We have exciting news! We are one of 31 U.S. Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) awarded a financial inclusion grant from The New York State Department of Financial Services and Empire State Development (ESD). With a multi-year $25 million…

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5 Reasons to Get an IDNYC

Oct 06, 2021

Having an ID is crucial for so many reasons when navigating New York City. However, many young people and foreign-born US residents don’t have state or city IDs. Fortunately, New York City offers IDNYC, a municipal identification that allows New…

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Start Saving: How Our Personal Savings Account Can Help You Achieve Financial and Personal Freedom

Sep 23, 2021

It’s never the wrong time to save for the future. Having personal savings that you can dip into for your future or in case of an emergency is the key to a robust financial future. But saving, especially in a…

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United Neighborhood Houses: Building Stronger Communities Together

Sep 22, 2021

In pre-COVID times, settlement houses worked tirelessly to address inequalities in our communities by providing vital services that include housing assistance, meal delivery, job training, and mental health support. Now, in a pandemic crisis that has both exposed and exacerbated…

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How Germarie Uses Her Financial Expertise to Help Her Community

Sep 15, 2021

Spring Bank Staff Profile When we became the first bank in The Bronx to headquarter there in decades, we knew that hiring locally was crucial to understanding our customers’ needs. Many of our staff at our Bronx branch live and work in…

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5 Razones para Abrir una Cuenta de Cheques Personal

Sep 10, 2021

Administrar sus finanzas puede ser un desafío. Si tiene una cuenta de cheques personal en un banco comunitario como nosotros es más fácil. Cuando abre una cuenta de cheques personal, crea en un lugar seguro para su dinero donde puede…

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6 Reasons to Get an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

Sep 08, 2021

All United States residents, regardless of immigration status, are required by law to pay taxes. In addition, the IRS monitors how much we’ve spent and how much we’ve earned. For US citizens and residents, that identification comes in the shape…

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Nonprofit Checking Account 

Sep 08, 2021

Across the five boroughs, thousands of nonprofits deliver vital services and programs that keep our city safe, healthy, and prosperous. And yet, despite their foundational role in our city, they are too often ignored by large banks. As a community bank…

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Stepping Back & Giving Back: How Brian Taylor of Harlem Doggie Day Spa Harnessed the Pandemic to Chart New Paths for the Pet Industry

Aug 20, 2021

A Spring Bank Small Business Story The pandemic has been tough on all of us: Lockdowns, social distancing, and of course, a health crisis are not easy things to navigate. But the pandemic has also been an opportunity, an opportunity…

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