Publications

Bronx Free Press Article Covering FSCNY Scholarship Program Luncheon

20th Anniversary Scholarship Program Leaves a Lasting Impression

THE COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SERVICES ACCESS AND MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2016 OVERVIEW

Learn more about the pending legislation

Crain's Op-Ed by Andrew Siegel - September 22, 2015

Payroll Cards Should Meet Check Cashers' Standards

NY Times Op-Ed - October 30, 2014

Are Banks Too Expensive to Use?

By Lisa Servon, Professor of Urban Policy at the New School

Crain's New York - August 17, 2014

Queens Tribune Op-Ed - July 3, 2014

FiSCA List of MSB Friendly Financial Institutions

FiSCA List of of Depositories Serving the Financial Service Center Industry

Below is relevant information on the state's check cashing industry and and studies related to the segment of the population we serve.

FiSCA Choice Campaign

FiSCA Choice Fact Sheet (English/Spanish)

Choice Campaign Posters

FiSCA Choice Fact Poster 8.5x11

FiSCA Choice Fact Poster 12x18

FiSCA Choice Fact Poster 22x28

FiSCA Choice Fact Poster 24x36

Publications & Announcements

As of March 4, 2013, the maximum fee that can be charged to cash checks has been increased to 1.95%

New York State Banking Department February 8, 2010 Industry Letter Announcing Fee Increase to 1.86% Effect March 1, 2011 

Check Cashers Are Good Bank Customers

FDIC Underbanked Study

FDIC Underbanked Study - Executive Summary

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Neighborhood Financial Services Study

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Neighborhood Financial Services Study - Executive Summary

Useful Links

BSA E-Filing System

Internal Revenue Service

Financial Crime Enforcement Network

Financial Service Centers of America (FiSCA)

New York State Banking Department

Popular Forms

Currency Transaction Report (FinCEN Form 104)

MSB Registration Form (FinCEN Form 107)

New York State Banking Department License Applications

Suspicious Activity Report Form (FinCEN Form 109)

Remarks of FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery - August 12, 2014 to Mid-Atlantic AML Conference