Bank On and Cuenta Popular®

  • Bank On is a program of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) and its mission is to ensure families can obtain affordable, convenient, and moderate-cost accounts. For a financial institution to obtain Bank On certification, the account must meet certain standards to make sure it is accessible to consumers. For more information about Bank On, click here.

  • It’s a guide offered by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE) that provides specific advice on the requirements that financial institutions must meet to certify an account within the Bank On program. Click here to review the guide.

  • Banco Popular is offering the Cuenta Popular® checking account.

  • We eliminated charges related to the overdraft policy and for inactivity in the Cuenta Popular® account.

    Changes to the Cuenta Popular® account:

    Charge type Previously Currently
    Overdraft 1 $15 $0
    Overdraft maintenance 1 $5 $0
    Inactivity 2 $10 $0
  • Changes were effective on November 1, 2021.

  • You only need to be 18 years or older and provide valid and current identification with evidence of having Social Security.