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What We Do

WiseWage, a new project of Reinvestment Partners and BankingUp, is a new service that connects unbanked workers to best-in-class bank accounts that can accept direct deposit. Learn more by visiting WiseWage's website.

While you're there, sign up to receive updates and indicate your interest in partnering with WiseWage to bring more workers to the formal banking system. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, too.

Bank Better Beginning Today

WiseWage lets consumers select from a choice of fee-free FDIC-insured bank accounts. You can bank without paying overdraft fees, ATM fees, monthly fees, or minimum balance fees. Our accounts will even pay you more than 2% interest on your savings!

By eliminating check cashing fees, WiseWage can provide you a yearly savings of over $700.*

And that could buy you a lot, such as:

Debit Cards – Convenient & Safe

Why should a worker sign up for a card at WiseWage?

  • WiseWage offers a selection of safe accounts. WiseWage accounts will never charge an overdraft fee.
  • Your funds are FDIC-insured and provide safeguards against fraud.
  • There are no maintenance fees for accounts that receive wages by direct deposit.
  • Accounts are mobile-friendly.
  • You can set aside some of you funds for savings. is the only site that provides the CFPB’s Short Form Disclosure Page. WiseWage makes it easier for you to comparison shop with the knowledge that you’re making an informed decision.

Easy Setup – How to Get a Debit Card Account

  • Capital Bank
  • City of Durham EWD
  • NC Housing Coalition
  • NC Housing Finance Agency
  • Triangle Community Foundation
  • United Way of the Greater Triangle
  • UNC - Chapel Hill
  • Wells Fargo
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
    Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
  • BB&T
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation
  • The Burt's Bees Foundation
    The Burt's Bees Foundation