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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==
  
# [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
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# [http://www.rcredits.org rCredits, a Project of Common Good Finance]
# 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]
 
  
 
==Related Articles==
 
==Related Articles==
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*[[Social Banking]]
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*[[Solidarity Economics]]
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*[[Binary Economics]]
 
*[[Alternative Currencies]]
 
*[[Alternative Currencies]]
 
*[[Open Money]]
 
*[[Open Money]]
 
*[[Interest and Inflation Free Money]]
 
*[[Interest and Inflation Free Money]]
*[[JAK Bank]]
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*[[JAK Bank]] from Sweden
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*[[Banco Palmas]] from Brazil
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==Debates==
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*[http://wiki.idebate.org/index.php/Debate:_Obsolete_monetary_system Debate: Obsolete monetary system]
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*[http://wiki.idebate.org/index.php/Debate:_Profit-driven_society Debate: Profit-driven society]
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 21:19, 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. The Common Good Finance site

Related Articles

Debates

See Also