04 Nov '11, 4pm

Changing Your Bank This Week? Find A Green Bank, Too #MoveYourMoney

November 5th is an unofficial "Bank Transfer Day" when we're supposed to change banks as a sign of solidarity with Occupy Wall Street . Having changed banks two years ago in order to get away from the big, bad banks, I'd like to offer a note of caution. In switching to Shorebank Pacific in early 2010, I thought I'd solved all my banking woes - a small, local bank with a big sustainability profile - what could be better? A local branch was even located in the Jean Vollum Center 'Ecotrust' building - a sustainability hive. Well, turns out a well-capitalized small local bank with a big sustainability profile would have been better. Shorebank Pacific was a great bank - but after its parent bank Shorebank of Chicago was taken over by federal regulators - it was only a matter of time before Shorebank Pacific had to merge with a larger California bank. The new merged bank immedia...

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