Reaching unbanked, underbanked households is focus of FDIC webinar next week

A “Community Affairs Webinar” on expanding access to safe transaction accounts to help meet the needs of unbanked and underbanked households is scheduled from 2-3 p.m. ET Oct. 31 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC).

Speakers are from First Commonwealth Bank, Old National Bank and FDIC. The program will focus on promoting access and use of low-cost, insured transaction and savings accounts “designed to build banking relationships that will meet the needs of unbanked and underbanked households,” according to an FDIC Financial Institution Letter issued Wednesday.

Institutions must register by 3 p.m. Oct. 29 to participate. Register here.

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