Moyers & Company Joins the WFPL News Lineup

Bill Moyers is back on-air, and he’s on WFPL. Moyers & Company is a weekly series the veteran journalist says will try to make sense of our tumultuous times, “for myself and hopefully for anyone who wants to keep me company.” The new series began with three broadcasts exploring inequality in America. Last week, we […]

Bank Transfer Day Creates Surge of Business for Credit Unions

A national effort to fight big banks led thousands of Kentuckians to move their money over the last month. The Bank Transfer Day movement encouraged Americans to withdraw their money from institutions such as JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America and put it in locally-owned banks or not-for-profit credit unions. The movement was driven […]

Program Launched to Help the 'Unbanked'

by Stephanie Crosby A new program called “Bank On Louisville” launched today. It combines the services of a number of local banks, financial education services, and social organizations to help people who are unable to get banking services. Estimates say about twenty-percent of Americans are unable to get basic checking accounts because of past banking […]

Banks & the Banking Industry

It seems we hear almost daily about a bank failing, or falling bank stocks and it seems a little scary out there. But most of us chose our bank based on recommendations from a friend, convenience or maybe just plain old blind luck. But what should you know before putting your money into, or taking it out of, a bank? And are there different types of banks? Just what does FDIC mean, and how do I make sure my bank won’t go under? Listen to the Show