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ON A REVOLUTION

We must throw off the myths and expose the facts to empower ordinary people to decide what is right and what is wrong. Consumers are inundated with the coverage of too-big-to-fail banks; we’re here to explain what it means to you and how you can make empowered choices to receive the level of service you deserve. Join the discussion and tell us what you think. 

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What's Carl up to this time?

by Susan  |  July 03, 2012
When we last saw Carl, he was walking into First National Gargantuan Bank. If you remember from our previous commercial, Carl had his clothes ripped off on his way up to the teller line of the big bank--a metaphor for how many times they’ve nickeled and dimed him for having his free (or not so free) checking account, until there was nothing left. What's happened to him since then?  Read More...

Bank Loyalty

by Susan  |  June 26, 2012
Loyalty is a word that is almost rarely used, especially when talking about a business and much less a bank. Why can’t you be loyal to a financial organization?  Read More...

Kind of Free Checking

by Susan  |  June 06, 2012
Many working parents will agree, time is not always on your side—and I am no different. So it’s not a big surprise that I still have a lingering bank account out there. I just don’t have the time to go into the bank and talk with the banker about why I want to close my account.  Read More...

Ugh. Big Banks Are At It Again

by Angela  |  March 06, 2012
It should come as no surprise to any of us that the Big Banks are continuing to test new ways to fee their customers. What does seem surprising in some ways is that we continue to bank with them. Even after the public outcry against a $5 debit card fee made Bank of America retreat from its initial plans- the fee juggernaut continues...
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The Definition of Our Co-operative

by Blogger of the Day  |  January 09, 2012
Recently a member had called in requesting to get more information on Affinity Plus, and the first question she asked was, how big are you? My initial thought was, how do I answer this? If the member is concerned about convenience, then I should answer that we are one of the largest credit unions in Minnesota which allows us to offer many convenient services. Or, if the member is concerned about lack of customer service and the feeling she would get from a “small town” bank. Ultimately I answered her question, with a question. Simply put, I asked, in what regard?
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