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==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Common good banks will be the cornerposts of a new economic system -- a democratic, community-based system that can support and empower ordinary people everywhere to put an end to war, poverty, hunger, unemployment and global warming, before it is too late.
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Common Good Banks will be the cornerposts of a new economic system -- a collaborative, community-based system that can support and empower ordinary people everywhere to create a society that benefits everyone.
 
 
* All profits go to schools and other nonprofits.
 
* Depositors decide what the bank should invest in.
 
* Free local credit card processing for local businesses.
 
* Micro-loans for new businesses and community projects.
 
* A full range of secure, FDIC-insured banking services.
 
* Committed to sustainability and economic justice.
 
  
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The first step in the process is rCredits, a credit system that allows ordinary people to fund what is most important in their communities.
  
 
==Key resources==
 
==Key resources==
  
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# [http://www.rcredits.org rCredits, a Project of Common Good Finance]
 
# [http://www.friendsjournal.org/common-good-bank-society-benefit-everyone Common Good Bank, A Society to Benefit Everyone] - An article that has a more personal account of the early stages of the project
 
# [http://www.friendsjournal.org/common-good-bank-society-benefit-everyone Common Good Bank, A Society to Benefit Everyone] - An article that has a more personal account of the early stages of the project
# The [http://commongoodbank.com/ Common Good Bank] site
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# The [http://commongoodfinance.org/ Common Good Finance] site
 
# An introductory video (with subtitles) [http://dotsub.com/view/000995df-5aaf-4209-a4be-cc3caab95a1b]
 
# An introductory video (with subtitles) [http://dotsub.com/view/000995df-5aaf-4209-a4be-cc3caab95a1b]
  

Revision as of 20:54, 8 August 2013

Description

Common Good Banks will be the cornerposts of a new economic system -- a collaborative, community-based system that can support and empower ordinary people everywhere to create a society that benefits everyone.

The first step in the process is rCredits, a credit system that allows ordinary people to fund what is most important in their communities.

Key resources

  1. rCredits, a Project of Common Good Finance
  2. Common Good Bank, A Society to Benefit Everyone - An article that has a more personal account of the early stages of the project
  3. The Common Good Finance site
  4. An introductory video (with subtitles) [1]

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