These books really stack up

I love books. I read books. I love flipping through their pages. I’ve made books. I’m credited in books. I’ve been encouraged to write a book. I have friends who work with books for a living as librarians, teachers, editors, conservators, and booksellers. I wish I kn
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Moving your money to where it matters

I was visiting my bank yesterday afternoon when a woman walked in to inquire about their services. She was talking to one of the tellers across a table covered with plates of heart-shaped cookies, bagels and cream cheese, and freshly cut fruit. This was Valentine’s Day at the ba
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Liberating experiences…thanks to some banks

UPDATE: October 24, 2013 – More than 1 1/2 years have passed since this post was written. Circle Bank has since been purchased by a larger “community” bank, and the changes in tone, values, and services have left me very unsatisfied. As a result of their transition, I made
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