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Building stronger financial futures for New Mexico residents.

Bank On New Mexico works to ensure that everyone has access to a safe, affordable bank or credit union account.
Led by the nonprofit Prosperity Works, Bank On New Mexico is a collaboration between banks and credit unions, nonprofit and community organizations, and government agencies to ensure that consumers have access to Bank On certified accounts. Together, we are working to encourage economic equity and expand access to safe and affordable accounts.
4.5%
Unbanked Households Nationwide

14% Underbanked Households Nationwide
53,380
Unbanked New Mexico households

12% Native households, 10% Hispanic / Latinx households, 9% Black households, 5% Other households, 2% Asian and 2% White households
7%
Unbanked New Mexico Households

17% Underbanked New Mexico Households
BANK ON CERTIFIED ACCOUNTS ARE
Safe

These accounts do not allow overdraft or non-sufficient funds fees, so you’ll never be hit with a surprise fee.
Low Cost

Certified accounts are $5 or less per month, with no unpredictable fees.
Functional

Certified accounts always allow free deposits, free withdrawals, and free bill payments.
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A key requirement for economic prosperity is access to a safe and affordable transactional financial account. Prosperity Works has supported thousands of New Mexicans to access financial accounts to build assets over the past 20 years. We are very excited to expand our asset building work through the development of the Bank On New Mexico Coalition.”
Ann Lyn Hall, Chief Executive Officer of Prosperity Works
Our Coalition
Join us in connecting New Mexico residents to safe and affordable banking products.
Bank On New Mexico coalition members are working together to ensure that all households have access to safe and affordable bank accounts that meet their needs, allows them to increase assets, and strengthen their financial stability.
Community Partners

Asset Funders Network (AFN)

Bank On Burque – City of Albuquerque

CNM Ingenuity, Inc.

Credit Union Association of New Mexico (CUANM)

Diersen Charities

Enlace Comunitario

First Convenience Bank, a division of First National Bank Texas

Future Focused Education

Guadalupe Credit Union

New Mexico Bank & Trust

New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC)

New Mexico State Treasurer’s Office

Nusenda Credit Union

One Hope Financial Institution (OHFI)

Tax Help NM – United Way of North Central New Mexico

United Way of Southwest New Mexico

US Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

WESST

Working Classroom

Youth Development Inc. (YDI)

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New Mexico ranks third on list of top 10 worst states for banking access. Read in the ABQ Journal here.

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Press release announcing Bank On Fellowship award to Prosperity Works. Read the full press release here.

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