“After the financial crisis, particularly after 2010, commercial banks stopped offering free accounts, and everything changed,” said Kristen Euretig, a financial advisor at Brooklyn Cooperative. “Even middle-class customers don’t want to keep a $500 minimum, and pay $12 a month to keep a Chase account. Cooperative banking makes financial sense.”
And my client on the classes I teach:
“The classes [offered by the Coop], and the whole spirit of Brooklyn Cooperative, are to help many types of struggling families to reach a better place within our society,” said Chris Boston, a Coop customer.