Bank On Tippecanoe


HomesteadCS provides the education for this community program. Spearheaded by the City of Lafayette, United Way of Greater Lafayette, and HomesteadCS, participating banks and credit unions are working together to make opening a bank account as easy and stress free as possible. Bank On Tippecanoe covers the convenience of having a checking account, how to open and maintain an account, account balancing, budgeting, account statements, check registers, check reconciliation, writing checks, electronic banking, interest and fees, and much more!

After taking our education class, consumers can open a free or low-cost checking account with no minimum balance requirements at any of the participating financial partners:

  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Huntington National Bank
  • First Merchants
  • Lafayette Community Bank
  • Old National Bank
  • Purdue Federal Credit Union
  • Salin Bank
  • Staley Credit Union

Classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required. More information is available at

You can also speak with us and/or register by calling HomesteadCS at 765-423-1284.

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