Affinity Plus Blog

Entries for December 2011

Hope in the Holiday Season

December 22, 2011

We have seen Big Banks test and introduce new fees, only to retract them as public outcry reached a crescendo. We have seen consumers ditching their banks in record numbers through national movements started by ordinary people like "Bank Transfer Day" on November 5th. We have heard Big Bank CEO's claim that it is their "right" and "responsibility" to earn profits for their shareholders, rather than focus on doing what is right for individuals and communities. Affinity Plus has been in the news more than ever before with recognition for our actions to help State of Minnesota employees during the State Shutdown In addition, coverage of the influx of members visiting our branches on Bank Transfer Day and our response to the growth in our membership numbers by adding more employees to serve our members