Building wealth and achieving financial security are important concerns for everyone, but many communities face distinct challenges in reaching these goals. 

Through conversations with community leaders, elected officials and advocacy groups, U.S. Bank has listened, learned and identified areas where the need is greatest. We’re working to bridge the wealth gap across diverse segments including women, Black and LGBTQ+ communities.

Visit U.S. Bank Access CommitmentTM to learn more about our support for diverse communities.

Women and money

Many women are taking charge of their money and have more financial power than ever before. However, our research shows they don’t engage with their finances as much as men and show lower levels of financial literacy.1

Even if it’s just a conversation about salary with your friends, both formal and informal education can be empowering. 

Women and wealth: A look at generational differences

Our research shows that when it comes to how women engage with their money, age matters.

Women and wealth: Exploring the gender gap

We explore how and why men and women approach money differently.

A look at women's evolving relationship with money

Women have more money and power than ever before. Our research tells us they aren’t getting the most out of it. 

Go to Women, Money and Influence to find more educational resources to help you expand your financial power.

Building Black wealth

Financial institutions played a historic role in creating and sustaining gaps in wealth by race and ethnicity. U.S. Bank acknowledges that history and is leveraging the skills and expertise of its employees to help close those gaps.

Our work to end the racial wealth gap begins with the Black community, because that’s where the need is the greatest.

Building Black Wealth Insights Study

Our research highlights the financial needs, goals and challenges of Black Americans, as well as the many steps we can take to better serve the Black community.

Event replay: Building Black wealth across generations

Listen as leaders from U.S. Bank discuss the barriers that have kept Black families from creating wealth and steps they can take to begin building it for themselves and for future generations.

Go to Building Black Wealth for insights and education on financial planning, starting a business, estate planning and more.

Resources to support LGBTQ+ financial freedom

Great strides have been made toward civil rights and legal protections for LGBTQ+ individuals and families, but the protections are not consistent across the country. These inequities contribute to financial disparities experienced by many in the LGBTQ+ community. 

Developing a financial plan that takes your unique challenges into account can help you work toward the financial security you deserve. 

LGBTQ+ financial planning: 7 reasons why it matters

There are specific barriers between LGBTQ+ people and financial equity. That’s why financial planning can be particularly useful for working toward your goals.

LGBTQ+ retirement planning: What you need to know

Retirement is one of the LGBTQ+ community’s top financial concerns. These steps can help guide your retirement planning.

Estate planning for the LGBTQ+ community


Putting an estate plan together can ensure your wishes are carried out after you die – no matter how large, or small, your estate is.

Read more about our support for the LGBTQ+ community.


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