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Julian Hattem

Move Your Money: Where Populist Fervor Meets Friendly Faces

HuffingtonPost.com | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Huge bonuses to bank executives, casino-style financial practices and millions of unreturned stimulus dollars have made many consumers angry at the na...

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...

New York City Moves the Money

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Is New York City climbing on board with the Move Your Money movement? Mayor Bloomberg announced the city would seek to deposit $25 million in tax dollars in neighborhood credit unions.

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...

Why I Joined Actors Federal Credit Union

Amy Sohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Sohn

This year I became furious about how big banks have abandoned their consumers' trust, taken bailout money, and acted only with regard for their own bottom line. So I pulled my money out and moved it all to my credit union.

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...

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...

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...

Dear President Obama: Channel Your Mother, Immediately!

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Please President Obama...don't listen to the banking tennis buddies...channel Stanley Ann, that vibrant spirit watching over you! She is in you and you will do the right thing.

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...

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...

Consumers Are Moving Their Money to Credit Unions, Rising Membership Shows

Daniel Mica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Mica

People who want to move their money out of big banks would be well advised to look not only at community banks, but also at the nation's credit unions. For consumers, the move makes perfect sense.

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...

ABC News Profiles Move Your Money (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

On Friday, ABC's World News Tonight reported on Move Your Money. Describing the project as a grassroots movement with growing momentum, the report exp...

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...

Move Your Money Campaign Helps Trustco Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Aside from taking the media world by storm, the Move Your Money campaign is having a real-world effect. Albany's WTEN reports that Glenville-based Tr...

Moving Your Money? Then Try a Credit Union

Fred R. Becker, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred R. Becker, Jr.

Credit unions -- not-for-profit, member-owned financial institutions -- have been widely recognized for their prudent business practices and great service, where "profits" are returned to the members, not the CEO.

SBA's Stimulus Lending is Tainted by Political Meddling

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

The credit markets are improving and the banks can sell the guaranteed portion of their SBA loans at premiums closer to what they got before the financial meltdown.

US May Rebuild Credit Unions After Seizing Two Corporate Lenders

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. regulators may rebuild the network that helps fund retail credit unions after seizing two corporate lenders with $57 billion in assets to halt an...

WesCorp, U.S. Central: Regulators Seize Control Of Two Credit Unions

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Friday seized control of two large institutions that provide wholesale financing for U.S. credit unions, a mo...

Bank? Who Needs a Bank? Well, Who Needs A Credit Union?

Remar Sutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Remar Sutton

The question isn't "Why aren't credit unions taking advantage of the moral mess banks are drowning in?" The question is, "Why aren't you joining a credit union right now?"

Where Are the Credit Unions?

Andy Sernovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Sernovitz

If credit unions were doing a decent job of marketing, they could grab a massive percentage of the market from banks. But I haven't been asked to switch. I haven't seen an ad.

Transform Banks into Credit Unions

Mike Garibaldi-Frick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Garibaldi-Frick

Banks have been ripping-off the middle class for years. In addition to user fees, the middle class pays banks large spreads on mortgages, credit cards and other types of debt.

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

Credit Unions Lose Money On Paper: "Nobody Is Insulated From This"

Wall Street Journal | Mark Maremont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Credit unions are not-for-profit, member-owned cooperatives that take deposits and lend money like banks. The mortgage problems are focused on so-call...