Bank On It: Finding Safe & Affordable Bank Accounts

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Midlothian Public Library
To Be Announced

Event Details

Please register at by the Economic Awareness Council.  View more details at Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised through Money Smart Week. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process. 

Wary of opening a bank account due to hidden fees and charges? Worried that you need every dollar that you earn, and want to avoid being charged due to a minimum balance requirement? All valid concerns given that many bank account terms contain long, confusing language on fees and high minimum balance requirements. You might have considered skipping a bank to avoid this confusion in managing your money. But – did you know that unbanked families are estimated to spend over $40,000 in their lifetimes on financial fees? Join us to learn how to find accounts that remove the risk of overdraft, low balance charges and other high fees so that you can manage your money to spend on what you choose.


Event Type(s): Community Group
Presenter: The Economic Awareness Council
Laura Gaughan
(708) 535-2027