A: Bank On Boulder County is a partnership between banks, credit unions, community organizations and Boulder County. Banks that are part of the program have agreed to offer low-cost checking accounts and extra customer service at their participating branches.
A: No, you do not have to be a Boulder County resident to open an account.
A: No, some banks and credit unions have participating branches throughout the region and even nationally.
A: To find the participating branch nearest you, use the bank locator tool on the website: www.bankonBoulder County.org/maptool (coming)
A: Use the list of participating branches on the website to see languages spoken by branch.
A: Yes! Please visit a Financial Counselor by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or leaving a message at 720-564-2279. You can also visit our website at www.bouldercountyhc.org. We can partner with you explore your preferences and options.
Meanwhile, here are some questions and resources that might help you select an account. See the Bank On Boulder County Product Menu to find which product matches your answers:
- How much do you have for an opening deposit?
- Can you pay a monthly fee of $10 or less?
- Have you had trouble with a bank accountin the past?
- What type of identification do you have?
A: These can be specific to different banks/credit unions and are summarized on the Product and Services Menu.
A: When you open your new account, ask for the type of account that will not let you spend money that you don’t have in your account. Your bank will help you set up this type of account. (By law, they must allow you to choose this type of account.)
A: Yes, Bank on Boulder County partners with the Boulder County Financial Counseling program that can help you in several financial areas including finding a participating bank branch closest to you by using the bank locator tool. If you have questions, call 720-564-2279 to schedule with a Financial Counselor.