Local Initiatives Benefit Everyone:

State of Florida benefits include:
• More disposable income for Floridians to spend in Florida rather than with out of
state alternative service providers
• Less need for already-strapped human services dollars

Community benefits include:
• Decreased crime rate since residents no longer keep cash at home
• More opportunities for asset building service providers to improve their clients’ financial stability
• Overall community economic vitality since citizens are more economically stable

Financial Institution benefits include:
• Access to the untapped market of the un- and under-banked

Individual Floridian benefits include:
• More disposable income, protected income, and increased wealth-building

Dade County Monroe County Broward County Collier County Palm Beach Hendry County Lee County Martin County Glades County Charlotte County St. Lucie County Okeechobee County Highlands County DeSoto County Hardee County Sarasota County Manatee County Indian River County Hillsborough County Pinellas County Polk County Osceola County Brevard County Pasco County Hernando County Orange County Seminole County Lake County Sumter County Citrus County Volusia County Marion County Levy County Flagler County Putnam County Clay County St. John County Duval County Nassau County Alachua County Bradford County Union County Baker County Gilchrist County Dixie County Columbia County Lafayette County Suwannee County Hamilton County Taylor County Madison County Jefferson County Wakulla County Leon County Franklin County Liberty County Gadsden County Gulf County Calhoun County Jackson County Bay County Washington County Holmes County Walton County Okaloosa County Santa Rosa County Escambia County

More than half a million households in Florida are unbanked and well over a million households are underbanked. Bank On Florida wants to help those families enter into a prosperous relationship with a financial institution. A successful relationship starts when a financially educated client is able to choose from a variety of checking and saving accounts being offered by banks and credit unions that care about the communities in which they operate.

Top Reasons to Open an Account at a Bank or Credit Union:

• No or low minimum opening balances and monthly balances
• No or low maintenance fees
• Direct deposit of paychecks or monthly benefit checks
• Free ATM/debit cards – quick access to your money
• Online banking
• Money management education
• A Second Chance Program if you have a troubled banking past
• Safety from natural disaster and theft
• Your money is Federally insured so you know it will always be there
• It saves you money!