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What your dollars need to know about maine accounts

When you move to a new city, you need your money as accessible as it can be — especially if you're lucky enough to get a refund from the finance office after your student loans come through.
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By CHELSEA COOK  |  September 14, 2012

Bank of America protest at noon today


A protest will target Bank of America's Monument Square branch at noon today. Loosely affiliated with the Occupy movement, the effort will draw attention to...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 21, 2011
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Bank of America's Future Plans

America's favorite unfeeling corporate bank has some new ideas.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  October 07, 2011
Photos and video: Foreclosed families occupy Bank of America in downtown Boston

Photos and video: Foreclosed families occupy Bank of America in downtown Boston


CHRIS FARAONE is on assignment to #OccupyMiami, but the major protest against Bank of America, demanding justice for foreclosed Bostonians, which we wrote about in...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 01, 2011
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Boston's housing crisis spawns a grassroots revolution

There are about 1500 pissed-off people lacing up their shitkickers around Boston right now.
Fighting foreclosure
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 30, 2011
Activists transform Boston bus shelters into foreclosed homes in lead-up to MASS ACTION against BoA

Activists transform Boston bus shelters into foreclosed homes in lead-up to MASS ACTION against BoA


As chronicled in today's Boston Phoenix, the organizers at MassUniting - along with activists from a number of other groups - have been ramping up...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 29, 2011


It's only day two, and there's no occupation yet, but the whole country's watching #OccupyBoston

It's only day two, and there's no occupation yet, but the whole country's watching #OccupyBoston


At this early juncture it's already safe to say that Occupy Wall Street has succeeded. I'm not being sarcastic. Yesterday I wrote about the media...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 28, 2011
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Put your money where your home is

FDIC statistics show that in Cumberland County, more than 80 percent of the market share of deposits is in TD Bank, Key Bank, or Bank of America.
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By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 16, 2011
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Keep your money in Maine

You're short on cash. Local businesses are short on cash. But you probably didn't know that even your local bank is short on cash.
What banking locally can do for you, for the state, and for the overall economy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 24, 2011
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An (almost) A-to-Z guide to Boston

Welcome to Boston, college kids.
From Ben Affleck to Yawkey Way
By LUKE O'NEIL  |  January 28, 2011
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Boston activists infiltrate bankers' convention

On Tuesday, I got a tip to tail a fleet of activists to the Hynes Convention Center while they infiltrated the American Bankers Association's Business Expo and Director's Forum.
Foreclose on this
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 16, 2010


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Boston pols bail on Bank of America

In this time of political stridency, where everything is either red or blue, Boston City Councilors have found a potential purple issue that everyone can stand behind, be they radical lefties or Fox News worshippers.
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By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 11, 2010

Wall Street's death wish

If you read the front page of the September 6 New York Times , P+J hope you are either dumbfounded, appalled, frightened, or so pissed off that you went and got the Uzi from the attic and looked for the Amtrak schedule for the Northeast Corridor train
Investing in mortality; plus, getting it right, and wireless, in West Virginia
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 11, 2009
Exclusive interview: 5 Questions for the Bank of America bombshell

Exclusive interview: 5 Questions for the Bank of America bombshell


“I’m just hoping to restart my modeling career by, ya know, getting noticed” -- Bank of America Bombshell

The Boston Phoenix has scored an exclusive interview with the mannequin who chained herself to the door of Bank of America in Kenmore Square yesterday to protest banking and global warming -- and sparked a bomb-scare. We chatted over drinks at Eastern Standard, after she posted $500,000 bail.The interview, and her history in archival photos, after the jump >>


By Greg Cook  |  April 01, 2009
Update: Dummy in Kenmore Square bomb scare

Update: Dummy in Kenmore Square bomb scare


 UPDATE 10:55: Boston Police bomb squad guys -- one in a full space suit, plus their bomb-killi...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 31, 2009

Giles is one tough cookie

Phillipe and Jorge could not be more pleased to hear that President Barack Obama has nominated Cynthia Giles, the director of Rhode Island's branch of the Conservation Law Founda-tion.
Plus economic outrage, the clueless Pope, and listening to 'The Angry Man'
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 25, 2009