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Celebrating B Corp Month by Donating to Financial Literacy

Feb 01, 2018

Spring Bank celebrates B Corp Month by donating $100 to financial literacy partner, Ariva. Happy B Corp Month! We really love being part of the B Corp community. When we certified two years ago, we knew we weren’t only taking…

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It’s Time to Move Your Money

Jan 29, 2018

The Spring Bank Team with our incredible financial literacy partner, Ariva If you’ve spent time on social media in the last week, you probably noticed the outpouring of frustration on the part of unhappy of Bank of America customers and…

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Affordable Banking for Financial Inclusion

Jan 24, 2018

Our Community Chest Partners celebrating our 10th Anniversary with us More and more people are finding themselves priced out of basic banking services form megabanks, particularly individuals of modest means. When Bank of America announced that the monthly service charge…

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3 Tips for Building Credit for Your Small Business in 2018

Jan 18, 2018

Sabrina, Co-Founder of The Jam Stand, laughing with Akbar, our Chief Lending Officer 2018 is here and we know you’re already working hard to make sure your business grows this year. Michelle Allen, our Commercial Loan Closer provides insight into…

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You Work Hard for the Financial Health of Others. Let us Help You Get Credit for It

Jan 16, 2018

Spring Bank Staff with Local Community Members One of the great privileges of my role as the Director of Consumer Lending at Spring Bank is the partnerships I’ve built with financial counselors around the city. Financial counselors support families as…

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5 Tips to Kickstart Your Savings in 2018

Jan 08, 2018

Ines Marino, our Director of Small Business Lending, with Jess, Co-Founder of The Jam Stand Eight days into 2018 and the New Year’s motivation to get back in shape or cross that trip to Thailand off your bucket list are…

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DJ turned Kimchi King: The story of Mama O’s Premium Kimchi

Jan 04, 2018

Ines, our Director of Small Business Lending with small business customer, Kheedim Oh from Mama O’s Kimichi You’ve never met someone quite like Kheedim Oh. When NYC nightlife was hitting its peak in the 90’s, Kheedim was one of the…

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Gratitude, Generosity, Prosperity & Financial Inclusion for 2018

Jan 02, 2018

Ines, John & Elena celebrating together at the Spring Bank Holiday Party 2017. What a year. When the clock struck midnight on December 31, it was almost as if the whole city exhaled together in gratitude. We felt it too.…

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Giving from A Place of Shared Belonging

Dec 27, 2017

Pictured: Rocking the Boat, one of the Spring Bank Community Chest Partners By Julie Fahnestock, our Director of Marketing and Storytelling I recently watched an older video of Ram Dass, a famous spiritual guide and teacher, talk about “the spontaneous…

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A CDFI Program Financial Assistance Success Story: Spring Bank

Dec 12, 2017

Earlier this year, Spring Bank was awarded $930,000 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Program. We were one of only 27 banks in the country to receive these funds. Why is this a big…

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Give Local: Support Small Businesses this Holiday Season

Dec 12, 2017

Holiday shopping. Either you love it or you hate it; rarely is there middle ground when it comes to the pressures or joys—however you see it– -that holiday shopping creates. Regardless of where you land on the gift-giving spectrum, we…

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3 Tips for Managing Your Credit Cards this Holiday Season

Dec 06, 2017

(from Chandni Thakkar, our Bronx Branch Manager) Building credit. It’s probably not top of mind for you during this busy holiday month. But in fact, we think the holidays can be one of the best times for you to consider…

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