OkPay & Serve Promoted by Anonymous

After the event with Wepay, alot of people asked the question, well what else is there? With help from NasdaqEnema, Serve and OkPay were found and looked into.

serveServe is like Wepay, it caters to USA only. The downside of Serve is you have to register to be able to send money, but when you do, you get 10 dollars for signing up, and your card comes within 3 days of your account opening. Your name is not printed on your card. Continue reading →


Not All Alternative Payment Options Safe

buyerbewareI suppose I should of taken my own advice when I decided to start using Wepay. I did not do any checking and just opened an account and a shop to sell some items in hopes of supplementation of  my income.

Before I go on, I want to state, that Im not telling people not to use it, Im telling people to be wary and on top of your account at all times. I will also note, the customer service there is pretty good, Ive never had issues getting a response, or getting help.  Continue reading →

And the Judge Asked me, why do you wear that mask?

Anonymous_We_are_LegionIn the last 2 months, my eyes have been opened very quickly to the complete ignorance for the Anonymous movement. If you follow my twitter then you will know some of the troubles I have had, having to visit gov officials offices and just today a courthouse as well. Continue reading →

The Numbers Are In: Find Out Just How Many Americans Have Ditched Their Banks

Finally, we’ve got some cold, hard stats on how badly banks are hurting from November’s Bank Transfer Day movement. Continue reading →

We are all Anonymous:CNN Reports

CNN reporter Amber Lyon (twitter: @AmberLyon) takes an inside look at the hactivist group “Anonymous”. Original air date: Jan 14, 2012
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Operation Robin Hood, Message from PoisAnon #OpRobinHood

Hello, we are P0isAnon. Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN have joined forces to fight censorship in the name of OpCensorThis. Continue reading →

Update on US Banks and the Euro Area – Things Look Grim

Now on to a somewhat less happy topic, namely the US banks, especially the so-called ‘TBTF’ banks. As long time readers are probably aware, we have always held that people will tend to underestimate the ‘stickiness’ of the down cycle in real estate. However, there are a number of historical examples of which the most pertinent is probably Continue reading →

New Mexico House Votes 65-0 To Move State’s Money To Credit Unions, Community Banks

New Mexico’s House of Representatives voted Monday to pass a bill that allows the state to move $2 billion – $5 billion of state funds to credit unions and small banks. Continue reading →

Balance Transfer Day – December 11, 2011

Across the board banks receive millions of dollars from the federal government at interest rates as low as 0% or in some cases they do not have to repay borrowed funds at all! (Think 2008 Bailout.) Continue reading →

Credit Unions Signed 40,000 Members Nov. 5 via bloomberg.com

Credit unions attracted more than 40,000 new account holders last week during the so-called Bank Transfer Day, according to a Washington-based trade group.

Member institutions reported about $80 million in new savings, Continue reading →