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Like many Kossacks, I moved my money to a local credit union. This diary will list some of the differences between my credit union account and my old U.S Bank checking account. I will also talk ...
by joedemocrat
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 09:16 AM PST with 28 Recommends
While you weren't looking, the banks were hoping the wave of Bank Transfer Day was done, gone, over. People who had not switched over to local banks or credit unions would not have done so. Memories ...
by kravitz
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 09:42 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The dirty little secret nobody talks about is how the poor have always subsidized the rich. A century ago it was best displayed by trans-Atlantic ocean transport. Today it's banking and social ...
by Vegas Dave
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 09:49 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Last Saturday, November 5, was Guy Fawkes Day , which never had much meaning for me because I grew up in the United States. ...
by Sagittarius Dolly
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Nov 09, 2011 at 03:34 PM PST with 7 Recommends
I've always been fascinated by ants. So tiny, yet so capable of doing things far beyond their own minuscule size. It is said that nothing could grow in the soil without the constant aerating action ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 04:21 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Protesters support Bank Transfer Day in Los ...
by kos
Comment Count 156 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 12:49 PM PST with 266 Recommends
“Just two or three people” was a theme for me yesterday. I found it intriguing that two or three strangers would constantly be a theme for me on a normal Monday. In a truly random set of ...
by dogdad
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 06:40 AM PST with 51 Recommends
November 5th was Bank Transfer Day. Tens of thousands of people pledged to close their accounts in big Wall Street banks on that day and make the switch to small local banks or ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 01:09 PM PST with 20 Recommends
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by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 11:26 AM PST with 41 Recommends
I’m sorry! I used the words “Bank of America” and “Run” in the title. Oops! So I get an e-mail from our good friends at BoA. I keep no deposits there, but I do have a credit card.
by ManhattanMan
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 10:51 AM PST with 32 Recommends
While national credit union trade organizations ...
by Chris Bowers
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 09:51 AM PST with 50 Recommends
TO ALL YOU WORKING FOLKS OUT THERE WHO MISSED THE DEADLINE: DECEMBER 5, 2011, ...
by pistols at dawn
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 07:11 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The Bank Transfer day was a huge success; tens of thousands of people moved their money from large multinational corporate banks to small local banks and credit unions. Hooray. Now what? Time ...
by seetreeme
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 09:55 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Occupy Charleston (SC) headed out for the fifth protest march they've deployed in Charleston in the past 22 days on Saturday, Nov. 5. Beginning on Marion Square, where the weekly farmer's market is ...
by wjhamilton29464
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 10:53 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I didn't move my bank account today. Yes, I'm a slacker. Though I'll be doing it in the not very distant future. Unfortunately it takes a bit more to move my accounts than just walking into BofA, ...
by obviouspseudonym
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 10:46 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today in a demonstration to highlight Bank Transfer Day, about 50 people of all ages held signs and balloons in front of Chase Bank and Bank of America in Fresno for two hours. They also chanted "...
by ybruti
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 09:38 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
It may be in a west coast state with a progressive history, but I can testify unreservedly that growing up in The Dalles, Oregon, during the 50's and 60's was the epitome of hometown Americana of ...
by jgilhousen
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 03:20 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
I went into my local Chase branch in Portland, OR this morning and closed my account. We used to have a Washington Mutual account, but they were seized and ...
by m0ng0
Comment Count 362 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 01:31 PM PDT with 661 Recommends
If anybody has any lingering doubts about why we need Band Transfer Day, read on....... Bank of America transferred 75 TRILLION of derivatives from their investment side to their commercial banking ...
by citizen blues
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
*UPDATE:* A huge march just started in NYC. Our reporter is on the Scene.
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 189 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 06:43 AM PDT with 200 Recommends