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Community investment takes more than finances. We strive to build your financial capabilities whether you’re running a business or growing a nest egg.

Our personalized approach avoids the pitfalls of making decisions purely on numbers. Your goals, situation, and spirit for success fuel our eagerness to help you live a happy and secure life.


Chicago Sky Give Words of Wisdom to Young Black Girls

A recent visit to the Young Women’s Leadership Charter School by the WNBA Chicago Sky’s head coach Pokey Chatman and the Rookie of the Year Elena Delle Donne arranged by Urban Partnership Bank’s Corporate Responsibility team, is featured in the current issue of the Chicago Crusader newspaper and website.

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Chicago Sky, Urban Partnership Bank announce pact

The Chicago Sky and Urban Partnership Bank have teamed up on a deal that makes the South Side minority lender an official banking, financial services and marketing partner of the WNBA franchise.

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Join us for Money Smart Week* April 23 - 30

Urban Partnership Bank, Resurrection Project, Illinois SBDC, and Joseph Business School in support of Money Smart Week®, April 23-30, 2016, will present FREE workshops where you can learn about various ways to manage your money and protect your assets.

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CDFI Fund Announces First-Ever Bank Enterprise Award for Urban Partnership Bank

Urban Partnership Bank has been selected by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) to receive a 2013 Bank Enterprise Award (BEA), an award which will be used to make loans to help support small businesses and affordable housing opportunities in our communities.   


Urban Partnership Bank Opens New Financial Center in Pullman

William Farrow, President and CEO of Urban Partnership Bank, announced today the grand opening of the bank’s new financial center located inside the Walmart Supercenter in Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood at 10900 South Doty Avenue along the Bishop Ford freeway.

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Tips for Secure Shopping Online

If you will be searching for good deals on your computer, phone or tablet, take these 10 steps to minimize your risk when transacting online.


5 Tips for Building Strong Credit

Your credit reputation can have a big impact on your ability to achieve your financial goals. Maintaining or building a good credit history can make it easier to get a loan, rent a new apartment, or even get a job down the road. While each person’s situation is different, these 5 tips can provide useful information for most people on how to build strong credit.

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Savings, checking and loans for business owners

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Our new branches offer responsible, affordable services and products that make banking more convenient and an exceptional value for customers.

- William Farrow
President and CEO, Urban Partnership Bank