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Keep It Local

Want a stronger local economy?
Buy local. Bank local.

In these challenging times, we need to lock arms and help each other create a strong, local economy.

According to “The 3/50 Project,” for every $100 spent in locally owned stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes and payroll. Spent at a national chain, $43 stays here. Spent online, nothing stays here. If half of us spent $50 each month in locally owned, independent businesses, it would generate more than $42.6 billion in revenue for our community.

When we ask community minded people why they still bank at huge, impersonal, global banks that lend their money to borrowers in faraway places, they usually say, “I’ve never thought of it like that.”

When mobank accepts a deposit, we lend it back out into the community – in home mortgages, consumer loans and small business loans to independent, local companies.

Our bank is healthy – in large part because we know our customers. And, when we lend money to people we know, we get paid back. We’re passionate about supporting Kansas City-area businesses, restaurants, nonprofit organizations and artists – and encouraging customers to do the same. In fact, the majority of our customers are entrepreneurs. They add local jobs, stability and growth. They're the backbone of our local economy. If they thrive, we all thrive. When you bank with us, you invest in them.

By shopping, dining and banking locally – we all have the power to put our money to work right here at home. And we all have the power be the difference in our community.

We're not the only ones who think so. Browse the links below, and get a better look at the bigger picture.

The 3/50 Project
Build Kansas City
Move Your Money