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Who is Unbanked and Underbanked in Washington, DC? We Need to Know.

Our partner, the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB), will be conducting two focus groups on September 23rd and September 25th to gather data on who is and what does it mean to be unbanked and underbanked in all 8 Wards in Washington, DC. Please consider attending one of the following two focus groups and assist DISB and better understanding the unbanked/underbanked reality in the District of Columbia.

Who is Unbanked and Underbanked in Washington, DC? We Need to Know.

Our partner, the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB), will be conducting two focus groups on September 23rd and September 25th to gather data on who is and what does it mean to be unbanked and underbanked in all 8 Wards in Washington, DC.  

According to the most recent analysis from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), 12% of DC residents are unbanked (don't have a checking or savings account) and 25% are underbanked (have a bank account but still use check-cashing or payday loans).

Please consider attending one of the following two focus groups and assist DISB and better understanding the unbanked/underbanked reality in the District of Columbia.

Focus Group 1

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Community Room (2nd Floor) of Reeves Center, 2000 14th Street NW, Washington DC 20009


Focus Group 2

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: East River Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc., 3917 Minnesota Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20019

 

 

About Capital Area Asset Builders

Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower low- and moderate-income residents of the Greater DC Area to take control of their finances, increase their savings, and build wealth for a better future.

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How to give

Now, more than ever, non-profits like Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) need your help. Please support CAAB as we continue to help DC residents manage and/or improve their financial situation during these difficult times. If you can't afford to give a monetary gift, please visit our Amazon Wish List where you can choose from a variety of items that CAAB needs in order to better serve our community.

or send a check or money order to
Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)
c/o Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CEO & Executive Director
1100 H Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005