I recently found this youtube clip on banking, money and credit (and here’s the link for the email subscribers).

Most of it is stuff that I’ve talked about before – but it’s the last part that I found quite interesting. It talks about the rise of banking alternatives like crowd-funding, microcredit, P2P lending, and credit unions. It’s worth skipping straight there (at the 03:34 mark).

In particular, I’m a fan of credit unions. So here’s an infographic:

credit unions vs big banks

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