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Sep 18, 2013
Defining Community Bank
Personal customer service, community initiatives, and all-around-honesty are all good indicators of a community bank, but there’s more to it than that.

Sep 17, 2013
Buying Local Yields More Jobs, Stronger Communities

The Multiplier Effect of Local Independent Business Ownership
Explaining the local economic multiplier effect or “local premium” is an essential component of effective "buy local" public education campaigns.

Jul 02, 2013
‘Buy Local’ Campaign Has Roots in Michigan
A Grand Rapids nonprofit launched a citywide campaign to promote local buying, which has since spread statewide and has been modeled nationally.

Oct 28, 2011
How Consumers and Communities Can Benefit From 'Buying Local'
Comparison shopping between independent stores and chains is about overall value, not just price.
Aug 04, 2010
What is a Community Bank, Anyway?
The wikipedia entry for "community banks" is four lines long. That's not saying much about one of the most important collections of businesses in our...

Feb 18, 2010
Consumers Buy Into 'Buy Local'
Starbucks' "unbranding" initiative is just one sign of the growing influence of the "buy local" movement—a longtime New Urbanist dream that has finally...

Jun 11, 2009
Buying Local: How It Boosts the Economy
"Buy Local"—you see the decal in the store window, the sign at the farmer's market, the bright, cheerful logos for Local First