Move Your Money
"Bank black, bank small and bank local."
It's been five years. I'm still sitting by the phone waiting for him to call. In case you don't know who Jamie Dimon is, he
Ordinary people are still just important to being the driving force for free market discipline today as they were in 2009. You can never have too much transparency when looking at "boring banks."
Better Banking Through Transparency: How Communities and Consumers Can Monitor and Grade Bank Practices
Communities across the country can easily utilize a CIRC system for assessing the banks that serve them.
What if $2 trillion dollars of corporate, brokerage and fund money began to migrate back to Main Street using the full 7,800+ population of banks instead of hyper-concentrating in under 100 too big to fail institutions?
Starting this week, the bank will no longer allow electronic deposits or debits to reopen a closed checking account, according
Even Warren Buffett wasn’t enough to bring out Wall Street’s finest for an Obama fundraiser hosted by the Oracle of Omaha
Part of the gap is made up by online and mobile banking, but credit unions also are trying to leverage bank churn to attract
"We...recognize that we're only as good as our last interaction and we remain committed to putting our customers at the center
But if the recent past is any indicator, very few consumers will pull the trigger. But instead of engineering a bank switch
Shouldn't money have some relation to actual wealth? Isn't wealth not just numbers on a screen, but something like those things and services that meet human desires, produced by labor and using the fruits of the Earth?
Globally, a burgeoning movement for local, cooperatively owned and community-oriented banks is blazing the trail toward a new, sustainable form of banking.
The goal: to wrest control of our democracy back from the robber barons and CEOs that systematically block any effort to create an economy and a body politic that serves the needs of the vast majority of Americans and not the elite few.