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Goodbye, Bank. Hello, Credit Union.

Back in September, 650,000 people did something smart with their money. The timing wasn’t right for me to join those who participated in Bank Transfer Day on November 5th, but I’ve finally begun. In fact, I’m almost done with my transition from being a customer of a corporate bank to being a member of a local credit union, namely Redwood Credit Union. Late is definitely better than never in this case. Below I reflect a little on why it took me so long and why I chose to do it now. Continue reading