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World’s Greenest Bank in 2013: Don’t Ask Bloomberg

      Bloomberg is out with its list of the World’s Greenest Banks but the ranking really doesn’t amount to a hill of beans.   To even be considered for the list, a bank had to be part of a major stock market index and boast a market cap of at least $10B. At [...]

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The FDIC and Green Banking

The FDIC has their hands full these days. Over 250 banks have failed in the last two years and another 700 to 800 are reported to be on the FDIC’s list of “troubled” banks. The FDIC has to figure out how to pay for all those bank failures without bankrupting the insurance fund or tapping [...]

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The Basics of Green Banking

Did you say you want to be friendly to the environment when you bank? Did you say you are tired of dealing with banks with no social awareness? Look no further. Green Bank Report has outlined the basics of green banking and what you can do to bank green. Here it is in seven easy [...]

About Green Bank Report

This site is dedicated to environment-friendly banking and reporting on the global banks and FDIC-insured banks in the United States that have the best green banking deals and rates. Visit our site to learn about green banks and receive useful news, tips and advice on eco-friendly banking.

Green Bank Report provides daily updates on the best green credit cards, green checking accounts, green CDs, green savings accounts, green money market accounts, green loans and green mortgages. Our site also covers online banking news and mobile banking innovations including banking applications for iPhones, iPads and Android phones.

Our team of writers have covered green banking and the bank technology industry for over ten years. Let us help you protect the environment and find the best green bank for your needs.

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New Resource Bank: The green bank you are looking for

  Defining green banking can be tricky. Ideally, a green bank would make socially responsible loans.  It would be great if  the bank limited the impact of their buildings and operations on the environment.  We might also look for products and services that promote eco-friendly banking and reward customers who bank green. That’s not really [...]

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Why Reward Checking Rates will Hit 6% Again

By now you have probably heard of the high-yielding checking account that will pay you very high rates if you convert to online banking and use your debit card regularly. These deals can make a lot of sense if you carry a decent balance and can meet the monthly requirements. The only problem? Is is [...]

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An Internet-Only Bank for Green Bankers

Online checking account and online CDs are pretty easy to find. But if you are looking for an online checking account or CD from an internet-only bank with high rates and an easy online banking platform, your options are more limited. A new player, Incredible Bank, is on the scene with a good website and [...]

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Who are the true Internet-Only Branchless Banks?

These days online banking is very common at FDIC banks. Customer can log-in and access their account information, transfer money and pay bills. In fact, if your bank does not offer online banking they are living in the past. But what is true green banking? Is it good enough to just have online access. After [...]

$50 Cash and an Eco-Friendly Bank Checking Account

Earning a little cash and converting to green banking is easy. Plenty of banks are offering great rates or free cash for going online with your banking activities. Here’s a great February deal from a green bank. Bank: ING Direct Offer: Free $50 for opening a new online checking account Requirements: To earn the $50 [...]

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Free Cash Offer from New York Bank for Opening a Checking Account

Do you live in New York and need a cool $150? Flushing Bank makes it pretty easy to earn the bonus by opening a new account with their bank and setting up a few banking services. Is it a lot of work to set up a new bank account? No, not really. You can visit [...]