Bank Transfer Day
The Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees voted this week to move its money from large, for-profit banks to community-based banks and credit unions.
KCBS’ Mike Sugerman tried to make the switch himself, during his travels About the Bay, but he found that it’s not nearly as simple as it might seem.
Dozens of protesters marched into national banks in San Francisco’s Excelsior District Saturday and gave them a letter of demands in response to the number of impending foreclosures in the neighborhood.
If you decide to switch from a large corporate bank to a smaller financial institution on ‘Bank Transfer Day’, here are some helpful tips for moving your money.
Protesters converged on banks across the Bay Area on the Saturday dubbed ‘Bank Transfer Day.’
More than 50 people gathered in downtown Walnut Creek Saturday morning to protest and encourage people to remove their money from various corporate banks.
Well-known Silicon Valley businessman Mike Fox, Sr., a beer magnate and philanthropist, was to announce on Friday his plans to divest his long-held personal account with Bank of America.
Activists have marked Saturday, November 5th as Bank Transfer Day. With more than 40 dedicated Facebook pages, thousands of YouTube videos, and a top trending topic on Twitter, Bank Transfer Day seems to have everyone talking.