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Geithner On Move Your Money: Not A Good Idea (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner does not think that Move Your Money is a good idea. Geithner addressed the campaign against too-big-to-fail ba...

Ending My "Abusive Relationship"

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

I am happy to report that I have taken the first very important steps in ending the abusive relationship I am in. That's right. I am breaking up -- with my "too big to fail" bank.

How To Switch Banks - And Why You May Want To Move Your Money: MSNBC

msnbc.com | Bob Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It turns out the breaking up with your bank is hard to do. In 2008, the Federal Reserve published a study around what economists call "switching cos...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Members Of Congress Talk About Moving Their Money To Small Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of Congress considering moving their money from major financial institutions to community banks have some of the same concerns ordinary custom...

Jim Wallis Talks Wall Street Ethics, Move Your Money On 'The Tavis Smiley Show'

The Tavis Smiley Show | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tavis: Always pleased to welcome Jim Wallis to this program. The president and editor-in-chief of "Sojourners" is also a best-selling author whose lat...

Ratigan Makes The Case Against Geithner, Arianna Warns About Midterm Elections (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on The Dylan Ratigan Show Monday and after speaking about Move Your Money, she stuck around to talk about Tim Geithner and his role i...

Ordinary People Matter

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

Conventional wisdom says the Move Your Money idea won't make any difference. The conclusion is that ordinary people are irrelevant in the grand scheme of things and this entire thing is futile. If you think this is true, think again.

Arianna: Move Your Money And Make Too-Big-To-Fail Banks Smaller (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann Thursday to explain Move Your Money, a project that encourages Americans to fight back against Wall...

Move Your Money Success Stories

Huffington Post | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Take the pledge to Move Your Money! Nearly a week ago, Arianna Huffington and Rob Johnson launched the Move Your Money campaign urging Americans to s...

Move Your Money: Tell Us About Your Local Bank

Huffington Post | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Take the pledge to Move Your Money! As national banks soak up bailout dollars, cut lending, and exploit overdraft fees, a number of Americans have de...

Stop the Abuse: It's Time to Break Up With Your Big Bank

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Maher

I'm talking to all of you that keep doing your banking at the giant, too big to fail, Wall Street banks that brought our economy to the brink of disaster. It's time to break up with your banker and get the hell out.

The Arrogance of "Too Big to Fail"

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

I sort of inherited Chase when it swallowed whole Washington Mutual. I firmly believe that the arrogance manifest at the top of these financial monsters drips down to many of the lower rungs.

Walking the Talk

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

I used the Move Your Money zip code tool -- which now has a vastly improved analytical filter -- to see if I could open a new account at a community bank during my lunch hour.

Three Cheers For Move Your Money

Time | Justin Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dennis Santiago of Institutional Risk Analytics reports that in the first seven days of the joint IRA/Huffington Post/Roosevelt Institute Move Your Mo...

Arianna Calls Out Kudlow For Dow '50,000' Prediction, Urges People To Ditch Bailed Out Banks (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna was on CNBC's "The Call" today to discuss the Move Your Money campaign. Host Larry Kudlow challenged the idea of switching money from big ban...

Arianna: Move Your Money To Make Big Banks Smaller (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna joined Reuters's Jim Pethokoukis to discuss financial reform on The Dylan Ratigan Show Monday. She called for Americans to enact their own...

Left, Right & Center: Obama's approval ratings, countering terror, and are the Dems doomed?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

If banks aren't lending, what's a citizen to do? Arianna advocates moving money into community banks. Tony says the big banks aren't lending because they're being more cautious and trying to build capital.

Move Your Money Movement Surges In Social Media

Huffington Post | Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Take the pledge to Move Your Money! In the past week, Move Your Money evolved from a New Year's Resolution into a national movement. Press cover...

Why a Business Writer Wishes Wall Street Wasn't Such a Big Story

Charles Gasparino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Gasparino

The American citizen in me makes me wish that people like Vikram Pandit of Citigroup and Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs weren't such a big part of American life that the country's economy rises and falls on their bad bets.

Move Your Money: A New Year's Resolution

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Check out this powerful video and see why you should make it your New Year's resolution to move your money out of a "too big to fail bank" and into a community bank.

Bill Maher Explains Why You Should Move Your Money (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On the eve of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission's first day of hearings, where the CEOs of four of America's largest banks are scheduled to test...

The Religious Case for Moving Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The curse of bigness in banks should be a major concern of religious people and their churches, synagogues, mosques and any other religious institution, since the way we treat our money is tied into our spiritual commitments.

Christian Science Monitor: Mad About The Bailouts? Move Your Money

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Mad about the bank bailouts? Had enough of huge bonuses and too-big-to-fail apologies? Take your money out. That's right. Take your checking and savi...

Move Your Money: Arianna And Rob Johnson Explain How Moving Your Money Can Change The System

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna and Rob Johnson, director of the Economic Policy Initiative at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, urged Americans to move their mon...

Community Banks Are Worth Saving

Camden R. Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Camden R. Fine

Locally operated, hometown community banks are worth saving. Consumers are recognizing the benefits of local banks dedicated to the best interests of their customers and their communities.