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A small protest outside of Chase Bank in downtown Syracuse gave information on the various banks financing the Dakota Access pipeline. Protesters encouraged people to pull their money out of the big banks supporting the pipeline and reinvest it into local credit unions. The protest was part of a national day of divestment.

Renee Vogelsang, one of the organizers of the event, said it is a powerful way to take action against the banks.

New York’s new bull on Wall Street

Oct 24, 2016
Charles Lane / WSHU

At first impression Maria Vullo is guarded, and a bit camera shy. But when she talks about her legal work, going back decades, you can feel her conviction.

“When I went after a domestic terrorist in the Planned Parenthood case, no one would say I wasn’t tough,” Vullo said.

Vullo is the newly appointed superintendent of New York’s Department of Financial Services, an agency ahead of its peers in punishing wayward banks. 

Credit Cards in College

Aug 6, 2015

In this episode, Jackie and Tom discuss several options for teaching your college bound child financial responsibility through various types of credit cards tailored for college-aged students.

Remote Deposit Capture

Aug 6, 2015

In this episode, Jackie and Tom talk about an increasingly popular service in banking commonly known as, "remote deposit capture".

Smartphone Banking

Aug 6, 2015

In this episode, Jackie and Tom talk about the integration of smartphones in our society and how they relate to banking.

Ellen Abbott / WRVO

United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is using a project in Madison County to highlight a new federal program that’s meant to promote infrastructure upgrades in rural parts of the country. The idea is to connect small communities with private money, in an effort to revitalize rural America.

Ryan Delaney

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says J.P. Morgan Chase's recent bad investment again shows a need for more oversight and transparency in the nation's banking sector.