Big banks prefer making multimillion-dollar loans to large corporations instead of small-businesses because the fee income is greater and it allows them to hire experts in industries that they want to target.
Small banks are the number one source of funding for the country's greatest source of new jobs: small businesses. Help tip our fragile economy toward a bold recovery by moving your money to a local bank.
Big banks have constricted lending, making small banks the key to restoring the flow of credit. But their capacity to do so during a recession hinges on whether the Senate reauthorizes a key loan-guarantee program.