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Community-Based Investing: A Higher Evolution of Crowdfunding - Forbes

Community-Based Investing: A Higher Evolution of Crowdfunding - Forbes | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
A radical transformation has been taking place over the last year – forever redefining what it means to be an investor in America, and bringing investing into the Internet Age.
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A Pâques, les Anglais changent de banque!

A Pâques, les Anglais changent de banque! | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
Move Your Money UK is a national campaign to spread the message that we can help to build a better banking system.

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- Move Your Money UK · Bank On Something Better

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the Co-operative Bank: A Helping Hand in High Street Banking?

the Co-operative Bank: A Helping Hand in High Street Banking? | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it

Matt Wheeldon on ethical banking in the UK - the future?

Thanks to its mutual ownership structure, the Co-operative Bank is a little closer to the traditional building society ideal...

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It's time for a local banking system

It's time for a local banking system | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
Tony Greenham: We need banks that focus on the real economy, individuals and small business, not speculation and remote investments...

 

This article in the Guardian makes a lot of sense, but then again "going local" might be the new fashion in sustainability thinking but is not always without its problems and challenges too. What we ultimately will need is a fundamental reform of the role and functioning of ALL banks in society.


Via Willy De Backer, Christoph Hensch, ddrrnt
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Alternative finance: what are the options for the everyday consumer?

Alternative finance: what are the options for the everyday consumer? | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
From changing bank account to peer-to-peer investments, customers can make more impact with their money than leave it where it is...
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Bank regulation: The EU is passing Basel III into law right now. It is vital that it gets the rules right !

Client: - "But isn't your job to lend money to corporations and individuals?"

Banker : -"Well that's boring banking, much more fun to play on the stock market, and repackage stuff to sell it to dummy investors."

Client: -"So what do I do?"

Banker : -"You tell your wife it's the economy."

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Community banks: An endangered species | Hartford Business

Community banks: An endangered species | Hartford Business | ECONOMIES LOCALES VIVANTES | Scoop.it
Connecticut’s community banks have held up relatively well during the economic downturn of the past few years with no bank failures and only a spat of merger activity.

...via The Economics of Happiness

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