Making Fee-Free Financial Services Available to Everyone

The California Public Banking Option Act, or BankCal, is an initiative to establish a public bank in California with basic consumer banking services, such as checking and savings. The bill builds upon programs such as CalSavers and CalKids, which aim to address the racial wealth gap in the state, by helping all Californians have access…

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What’s in the Third Stimulus Bill Other than Checks?

While the third stimulus payment — which we just wrote about — is a hot topic for Americans right now, there’s actually a lot more to the American Rescue Plan. Here are some of the additional benefits you could get from the relief package. Additional Support to Families In addition to stimulus payments, the American…

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The Third Stimulus Check: Who Gets It and How To Claim It

The American Rescue Plan is a $1.9 trillion relief package to help alleviate the hardship that millions of Americans feel right now— including checks directly to families and individuals like you. Here are the details about the stimulus checks. Visit our other blog post for more details about other benefits. How Much Money Will I…

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Know Your Rights With Your Stimulus Payment

Amidst all the turmoil of the last month, the second stimulus bill passed, and payments were issued. By now, you should have received your payment of up to $600 per child and adult in your family — assuming you are eligible. It’s critical to know your rights with the stimulus payments. Take the time to…

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