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Acting Locally and Globally at the People's Climate March

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green
Eileen Flanagan

On Saturday, September 20, one day before the People's Climate March, over 90 members of Earth Quaker Action Team, or EQAT, conducted theatrical "climate disruption investigations" at two Manhattan branches of PNC Bank.

What to Do With All Those Big Bank Branches?

Joe Driscoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Joe Driscoll

Banks can and should innovate and market new services generating lending growth before shuttering up all those main street branches. Foreign markets, trading on their own accounts, and subprime lending have all been tried already.

Earth Quakers Model Rapid-fire Escalation at PowerShift

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Eileen Flanagan

Spirits were high on Monday, October 21 as seven representatives of Earth Quaker Action Team were lead away by Pittsburgh police for refusing to sto...

The Few and the Many: Linking a Campaign to a Movement

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Eileen Flanagan

When I handcuffed my wrist to the White House fence on February 13 along with author Bill McKibben, the Sierra Club's Michael Brune, civil rights icon Julian Bond and 44 others, it was a big moment for my organization, Earth Quaker Action Team.

$1 ATMs Pop Up Across The Country

Posted 01.18.2013 | Business

Less than $10 in your bank account but in need of some cash? With ATM machines typically only dispensing bank notes of $10 or more (with many banks on...

More Banks Report Website Problems

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Two more major American banks, U.S. Bank and PNC, reported problems with their customer websites Wednesday after a financial services secu...

Big Bank Pays For Charging Excessive Fees

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Money

* Lenders accused of reordering transactions to boost fees * PNC joins Bank of America, JPMorgan, others to settle * 13 ...

Saki Knafo

Bankers Answer Cruz Family Foreclosure Plea As Cops, Occupy Protestors Clash Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business

The house at 4044 Cedar Ave. in Minneapolis has seen a lot of activity lately. Dozens of Occupy Homes Minnesota activists have camped out in it. Polic...

Want To Sue Your Bank? They May Ask You To Pay Their Legal Fees

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

At some banks, there's a nasty little piece of language buried in those terms-and-conditions agreements you have to sign. It says that if there are an...

Lizzie Schiffman

Freddie Mac and PNC Have 'Forgotten Us'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's Albany Park Autonomous Center says PNC Bank has acknowledged that they initiated foreclosure against a Minneapolis family in error, but the ...

Moving the Green Movement Forward (Literally)

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green
Eileen Flanagan

Although environmental awareness sometimes seems to drop off the day after Earth Day, this spring there are a number of eco-justice groups taking their message on the road, making connections, and building broader coalitions in the process.

Earth-Conscious Quakers Against Mountaintop Removal

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Eileen Flanagan

In that tradition of non-cooperation with injustice, the Earth Quaker Action Team is launching a new program to encourage people of conscience to stop financing mountaintop removal coal mining.

Ten Free Checking Accounts For People Who Don't Bank

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

By Lou Carlozo (Reuters) - The unbanked make up 7.7 percent of U.S. households, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., and...

12 Days Of Christmas: $101,119.84!

The Atlantic | Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

Every year, the wonderfully dorky economists with PNC bank celebrate "The 12 Days of Christmas" the way only wonderfully dorky economists could. They ...

JPMorgan, Bank of America, Wells Fargo Accused Of Overcharging Military Veterans

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

In what is only the latest instance of questionable mortgage practices coming to light, a new lawsuit claims that 13 banks and mortgage companies -- i...

Alexander Eichler

Banks Left Bailout Program Early To Avoid Restrictions On Executive Pay: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

In the wake of the financial crisis, a number of the nation's largest banks were excused from the government's rescue program before they had returned...

Wells Fargo To Test Monthly Debit Fee

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Wells Fargo plans to test a $3 monthly fee for its debit cards starting this fall. The San Francisco-based bank said the fee will be appl...

Money Held Hostage by Eastern Bank of Massachusetts

Richard Zombeck | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Richard Zombeck

We live under the unfortunate false assumption that the money we make and put in the bank is ours. That we can access it at any time and that we have a right to it. After all this is America.

FBI: Ohio Bank Robber Follows Directions, Lowers Hood When Told

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The FBI says an Ohio bank robbery suspect left authorities with good surveillance photos because he lowered his hood when an em...

Chase Tests $5 ATM Fee

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank customers could face $5 ATM fees. In Illinois, JPMorgan Chase is testing $5 fees for non-customers, in Texas, it's $4. If the trial runs make ...

The Wizards of Finance

J Henry Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J Henry Fair

The Wizards of Finance are slowly backing away from mountaintop removal mining (MTR) like the well-brought up from a drunk, puking, distant cousin. A...

CEOs of Bailed-Out Regional Banks Receive Raises

Reuters | Steve Eder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bailed-out by taxpayers, Fifth Third, PNC, Regions, KeyCorp and other large heartland banks have been quietly approving pay increases for their top ex...

The Parable of the Unmerciful Bankers

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Wallis

It's estimated that the bonus pool of just one of these big banks would have been enough money to prevent or significantly delay foreclosure for all 2.3 million people who lost their homes last year.

Ex-Con Charged With Robbing The Same Bank

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPPER TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A Pennsylvania man who served nearly six years in prison for robbing a southern New Jersey bank was charged with robbing ...

Banks Raise Debit Card Fees

New York Post | catherine curan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just weeks after President Obama signed into law new rules clamping down on runaway credit card fees, banks are accelerating their push for plastic pr...