If you bank at a large institution, move your money to a local credit union.
Would you rather see your money go to group A or group B?
- Loans to local families in your neighborhood
- Loans for business expansion in your community
- Credit default swaps
- Obscene CEO salaries and bonuses
- New factories and jobs in China
If you voted for A, run, don't walk, down to your mega bank, close your accounts and move to keep your money at a local credit union.
Here are two great resources for finding small institutions in your area: