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Last Updated: December 29, 2020

FDIC Hosts Banker Roundtable to Promote Safe and Affordable Bank Accounts and Bank Access in Connecticut

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will host a webinar focused on strategies to improve access to insured deposit accounts for consumers of low- and moderate-income in Connecticut.  A panel of speakers will discuss recent unbanked data and research; the national Bank On movement and the process of becoming Bank On certified; and other programs and strategies used to encourage banks to offer affordable and sustainable accounts to reach the unbanked.  Participants will also learn about some best and or promising practices of financial institutions in serving the needs of the unbanked, such as second chance and youth accounts.

Presenters:

  • David Rothstein, Principal , Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund
  • Tori Hamilton, Program Coordinator , Bank On Connecticut
  • Douglas R. Hensal, Co-Head Retail Banking-Sales , Newtown Savings Bank
  • Susanne M. Cameron, Relationship Officer, Community Engagement – New England Region, JP Morgan Chase Bank

When:

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM ET

Where:

Webinar, registration information below.

Who should attend:

Financial institutions, non-profit organizations, foundations, faith-based organizations, government, and other stakeholders interested in identifying collaborative opportunities that improve access to affordable sustainable bank accounts.

Registration Information:

To register online, click Register and fill out the needed information. You will receive a confirmation email once completed.

Register

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the event, please email Alexis Luna at aluna@fdic.gov.

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