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Creating Accessibility with 24/7 Access to Your Money: The Spring Bank Mobile App

Jul 18, 2019

Financial inclusion. We hope that if you know about our humanized approach to banking, you also know that we are committed to building financially inclusive communities. We believe every New Yorker deserves an equal opportunity to build credit and long-term…

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What If Your Job Could Be Your Credit Score?

Jul 09, 2019

A piece by Oscar Perry Abello of Next City A few weeks ago, we celebrated a milestone- surpassing the 1000 loan mark in our Employee Opportunity Loan program and providing credit to New York City and Westchester workers when they…

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Happy 4th of July from the Spring Bank Family

Jul 03, 2019

Cookouts in the city parks, endless slices of watermelon, and one of the best fireworks displays in the world. The celebration of Independence Day on the 4th of July in New York City is magical. Every year we put our…

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Working Hard So Your Employees Can Work Happier

Jun 27, 2019

Celebrating 100’s of Financially Empowered Employees with over 1000 Employee Opportunity Loans Crave Fishbar and Grand Street Settlement. These are just two of the companies in New York City we’ve supported over the last few years as they support the…

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Where Art Meets Mixology. Introducing Sugar Monk, Harlem’s Newest Lounge

Jun 14, 2019

Move along cranberry vodka. Sugar Monk, Harlem’s newest cocktail lounge, is designed for cocktail aficionados. For those of us who prefer the spice, there’s Thelonius: Whistlepig 10-year rye, allspice, Whistlepig barrel-aged maple syrup, lemon, Meyer lemon, maple & lavender bitters.…

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Personal Banking with Bronx Branch Manager, Heidy De La Cruz

Jun 03, 2019

Heidy De La Cruz, our Bronx Branch Manager, is in service to her team and her customers. With every interaction, her mission is to offer support, even if it’s not related to banking.   “I always try to support a…

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Lifting Local Knowledge for Community-Run Communities

May 28, 2019

Photo Credit: Hester Street What does a neighborhood shaped by its people look like? How do communities take ownership over their schools, their streets, and how they change and develop? And how do we create the B Corp movement’s vision…

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Custom Collaborative: A Worker-Owned, Women Run Fashion Cooperative Comes to New York City: A Non-profit Story

May 15, 2019

Photo Credit: Custom Collaborative She’s a force to be reckoned with. Former lawyer. Graduate of Georgetown. And the Founder and Executive Director of Custom Collaborative. At age 6, Ngozi Okaro decided to become a lawyer because she understood lawyers to…

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A Collective Effort to Preserve a Historic Bronx Church: First Union Baptist Church

May 04, 2019

For 45 years, the African American congregation of First Union Baptist Church has worshipped and served together in a historic building on Grand Concourse in the Bronx. Just a few months ago, a proposed redesign of the space including 45…

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Celebrating Earth Day Big! We are Officially Carbon Neutral!

Apr 22, 2019

We’ve got big news, just in time for Earth Day! Spring Bank is officially carbon-neutral! We’ve offset over 192,874.28 kg of CO2e and are helping to preserve the Amazon rainforest and support 80 indigenous families who live in the rainforests…

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New Beginnings and Financial Independence for Women in the Bronx

Feb 14, 2019

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For the Financial Inclusion of New York City: It’s Why We Exist.

Feb 04, 2019

Ines Marino, our Director of Small Business Lending (left), with Jessica and Sabrina, Founders of The Jam Stand (middle), and Akbar Rizvi, our Chief Lending Officer (right). The Jam Stand partnered with us in our Small Business Grow Program.  We…

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