College Tuition: It’s Never Too Early Or Too Late To Start Saving For It

Gail Perry-Mason made the mistake of dipping into her retirement savings to send her first child to college years ago. Now, the successful investment expert and financial coach works overtime to help others avoid making the same mistake.

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Crain's Chicago Business: Urban Partnership Bank and Gotham Greens

The June 11 Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily features a column on the Urban Partnership Bank loan made by Marcia Nicholson,   Team Leader, Commercial Banking to help Gotham Greens construct a greenhouse on the roof of a new manufacturing site in the historic Pullman community. Once completed, it will be the largest roof-top greenhouse in the world and it will grow more than one million pounds of produce per year for a community in need of fresh, locally produced food. 

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Money Smart Week & Urban Partnership Bank

Today’s features a calendar listing of the financial education classes Urban Partnership Bank is presenting in tandem with several local organizations during Money Smart Week®, April 18-24. 

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Crain's & Urban Partnership Bank Year End 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business reports on the 2014 Year End results of two financial institutions “important to Chicago’s African-American neighborhoods,” Urban Partnership Bank and Seaway Bank.  

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CBS News segment on the Business Leadership Council

Jeff Wright, Senior Commercial Banker was featured in last night's local CBS evening news segment about the Business Leadership Council and the Urban League's role in developing future business leaders. 

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Citizen Newspaper: Urban Partnership Bank's New Services

The new Cash Checking Services and prepaid card being now offered at all Urban Partnership Bank financial centers was featured in the Jan. 7 issue of the Weekly Citizen newspaper and website.  The new services will provide a lower-cost and responsible alternative to currency exchanges for our customers and a large number of consumers within our communities who are without a traditional banking relationship.

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Citizen Newspaper: Lewis and CDFI

Urban Partnership Bank Brings on New Board Member, Receives CDFI Designation

Deborah Bayliss | 12/17/2014, 12:27 p.m.

Urban Partnership Bank’s (UPB) board of directors is now a 12-member team with the addition of recently elected, Michael W. Lewis, a respected civic and financial services leader.

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Crain's - Crain's Chicago and Check Cashing Services

Today’s Crain’s Chicago Business News Alert features a column on Urban Partnership Bank’s new cash checking services and pre-paid card offerings now available at all financial centers. It points out the bank is offering customers and the unbanked with an affordable and responsible alternative option to currency exchanges.   

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Daily Whale & Urban Partnership Bank

Today’s Daily Whale reported Urban Partnership Bank exceeded $200 million in new loan originations and was selected to receive a $355,000 Bank Enterprise Award. It highlights the bank’s lending to small business owners, real estate developers and nonprofits for creating new economic development opportunities and helping to revitalize Chicago’s South and West Side neighborhoods and Detroit.  

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