The NYC SafeStart Account is a safe and affordable starter savings account.

Its features include:

  • No overdraft fees
  • No monthly fees, if minimum balances are met
  • Low minimum balance requirements ($25 or less, depending on the bank or credit union)
  • ATM Card (No debit card)

You can open an NYC SafeStart Account at a participating bank or credit union in New York City.

Learn more about the NYC SafeStart Account.

You can get free, one-on-one help to open an account at a Financial Empowerment Center.

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