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Join a World-Wide Bank Run in December -- Move Your Money

Robert E. Prasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert E. Prasch

"A spectre is haunting Europe." No, its not the revolution that Karl Marx supposed would come about. It is the simple act of removing all of our money from the big banks, and doing so en masse on the same day -- December 7th.

Moving our Money in Somerville

Joe Grafton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joe Grafton

An emerging body of economic research shows that doing business with local independents is the fastest way to restart and reshape our economy.

Move Your Money: Surveying Deposit Changes From the First 90 Days

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

Nearly six months after we launched, we're now able to see the numerical effects of the Move Your Money concept.

Credit Unions Hang Tough, See Surge in Deposits

Stacy Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacy Mitchell

Data from the last 18 months show that the country's 7,600 credit unions are in fact outperforming big banks and rapidly expanding their market share. Since the start of 2009, credit unions have added more than 1.5 million new members.

'Move Those Dollars': Anti-Usury Campaign Shares Principles With Move Your Money (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may have sounded like music to the ears of Move Your Money proponents. Chants of "move those dollars" and "move that money" rang out last week i...

The "Right" Side of Move Your Money

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

The Move Your Money campaign is about as "Don't Tread On Me" as it gets. Why aren't more conservative grassroots leaders galvanizing people around this issue?

Move Our Money: Why Universities Should Join the Movement

Dan Apfel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Apfel

You know where you keep your money, but where do the institutions where you go to school, work and live keep their money? Most of them have accounts with one or more of the major banks.

Santa Cruz, CA May Move Its Money

Santa Cruz News | Jessica Lussenhop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Armed with the old It's A Wonderful Life parable on local banking, MYM has caught the attention of state government officials in New Mexico and Oregon...

Crash Test Ratings for Banks: Move Your Money Somewhere Safe

Ray Brescia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ray Brescia

Regulators or non-profit groups should create a bank safety rating system to allow customers to make informed decisions about where to move their money.

My Conversation With Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki on Move Your Money

Tavis Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tavis Smiley

2010-01-28-tavis2.jpgHere's a clip from my interview with award-winning filmmaker and author Eugene Jarecki, one of forces behind the Move Your Money campaign. The full interview airs Friday night on PBS.

First Wave of Checking Accounts Coming Online

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

Two weeks after I "walked the walk" and opened two accounts with community banks, I've my new debit cards and PIN numbers -- and confirmation of something I already knew.

Ripple or Tsunami? Catching the Banking Wave

Dennis Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Santiago

Just how much money is in play as people contemplate moving their money?

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.

Arianna Explains Move Your Money On Marketplace Money (AUDIO)

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
HuffPost Radio

Arianna made the case for Move Your Money on the radio show Marketplace Money on Friday. Move Your Money is a project that encourages account holde...