Banking http://kplu.org en Seattle to Require its Bank to be Socially Responsible http://kplu.org/post/seattle-require-its-bank-be-socially-responsible <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Occupy Wall Street movement has faded from the news, but the Seattle City Council invoked its memory Monday with the passing of a banking ordinance.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The city council wants the bank where it deposits money to reinvest back into the community.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 23:49:31 +0000 Ashley Gross 9609 at http://kplu.org Seattle to Require its Bank to be Socially Responsible Chase bank collecting hundreds of thousands in ATM fees from welfare clients http://kplu.org/post/chase-bank-collecting-hundreds-thousands-atm-fees-welfare-clients <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-967715.mp3</p><p>Public records show JP Morgan Chase is collecting more than $100,000 a month in ATM fees from welfare recipients in Washington. But the bank doesn&#39;t disclose the fee at the cash machine. This is happening at the same time the state has cut the monthly benefit for families on welfare and individuals in the <a href="http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov/gaumc/">Disability Lifeline</a> program. Mon, 09 May 2011 17:57:40 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1556 at http://kplu.org Chase bank collecting hundreds of thousands in ATM fees from welfare clients Beware of ATM scammers http://kplu.org/post/beware-atm-scammers <p>Just how safe is that ATM? &nbsp;<a href="http://alaskaoregonwesternwashington.bbb.org/">The Better Business Bureau</a> says identity thieves are getting better at stealing your debit card info. They're using hidden cameras and fake keypads and card scanners to capture your account numbers and PINs.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 20:59:45 +0000 Dave Meyer 467 at http://kplu.org Beware of ATM scammers Tuesday morning's headlines: Banks 'stressed' ... higher ed reforms proposed ... salmonella outbreak prompts sprout recall http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-banks-stressed-higher-ed-reforms-proposed-salmonella-outbreak <p><i>Washington banks among most stressed in US, push to reform higher education funding, and a recall on sprouts after a salmonella outbreak.</i></p><p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 13:51:12 +0000 KPLU News Staff 464 at http://kplu.org Tuesday morning's headlines: Banks 'stressed' ... higher ed reforms proposed ... salmonella outbreak prompts sprout recall