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Kasasa Blog

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The Best Day Ever lived up to its name

Local banks and credit unions joined forces with Kasasa and Charlie Rocket to turn kindness into a full-blown movement. 300,000 acts of kindness achieved.

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Four ways it pays to invest in your community

Community investment means how can we work together as community members to grow and develop the positive changes you can make in your own neighborhood.

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How community financial institutions are restoring consumer confidence in the banking industry

Where do customers who need a trustworthy financial partner look if they don't trust big businesses? The answer is closer than you think: bank local.

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Ethical banking: How to put your money where your values are

Learn more about what ethical banking is, the benefits of ethical banking, and (maybe more importantly) the impact of unethical and unsustainable banking.

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What happens when you shop locally

Even when you're shopping online, you can make an impact locally. Local shopping builds up your community and you know what a different that can make.

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Why you should ditch your megabank and switch to a local bank or credit union

We get brand loyalty. Here’s why you should rip off the band-aid and switch to a local bank or credit union, and some pointers to help you get started.

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Where did the name Kasasa come from?

Besides being a catchy word, Kasasa is a philosophy. It’s a belief that you should get something back for entrusting a bank or credit union with your money.

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Is a big bank really more secure?

The truth is, smaller banks employ the same types of safeguards the big banks do, such as protecting their online banking systems with cybersecurity tools.

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Is your bank the right one for you?

Here are our best recommendations for how to begin a personal inspection of your financial institution, and which details you should consider.

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About Kasasa

We believe your money should do more... for you and your community. Founded in 2003, Kasasa is a financial and technology services company working to help empower consumers to take control of their finances and be proud of their money by banking locally with community banks and credit unions in your neighborhood, that you know and trust.

These local institutions have roots in their communities, care about people over profits, and are actively invested in local businesses to help keep the economy strong (unlike some of the megabanks we could name).

We believe you shouldn't have to choose between the best banking products, the best customer experience, or keeping your money local, where it can do more good. We've created ethical banking products and partnered exclusively with community banks and credit unions. So you can have it all.

Kasasa accounts are available at community financial institutions around the country. Find one near you at to get free checking that pays cash rewards, the only loan with Take-Backs, and more. All while keeping your money in the community, so you can always be proud of your money.