As more and more people shift their money to building new wealth at financially intimate and sound local and network levels, everyone benefits everywhere. Here is how you can get started:
How to Find a Local Bank – Catherine Austin Fitts' step-by-step guide to switching to a well-managed local bank or credit union
The U.S. Banking Tapeworm 20 – Catherine's top picks for big banks whose impact has been parasitic
Why Did I Wait So Long? – One woman's candid story of selecting a local bank and making the switch
Where Would Jesus Bank? by Catherine Austin Fitts – a manifesto on how we can start today to align our banking transactions with our intentions to create a better world
Where Would Jesus Bank? (Audio Seminar) – We recorded this audio seminar to make it easier to help you find a good bank or credit union and to organize with others to help you do so
Money as Debt
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Mapping the Real Deal: Believe Me ~ Opinion: Catherine Austin Fitts
by Kyle Thiermann – Scoop Independent News (March 17, 2007)
How Big Is the Reserve & How Bad Are the Lies?
an article appearing in Franklin Sanders' The Moneychanger
Banks and Thrift Screener - Bank Ratings
Claim Your Change
a movie by Kyle Thiermann (July 2009)
Find Details of Your Bank's Financial Performance
Investigative Reporting Workshop, American University School of Communication
The fastest way to kick-start the shift away from a centralized economy is to stop financing the big banks—and through them, the activities they are financing—and to switch your bank deposits to a well-managed, community bank or credit union. In fact, it's the single greatest point of leverage you have as a consumer.
Money As Debt
Part One of this video describes how banks really work:
"The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled."
—John Kenneth Galbraith