Kellogg Community Federal Credit Union has a simple message forconsumers: Why wait until Nov. 5?


“Every day is a good day to join a credit union and we're readyto accept new members now,” said Tracy Miller, CEO of the BattleCreek, Mich.-based credit union. “KCFCU has already seen an influxof new members and interest in our services in the past few weekssince Bank of America announced their new debit card fees and otherbig banks add additional fees as well.”


In support of those who choose to make a stand closer toBank Transfer Day, new members making a switch to the over $370million credit union on Nov. 4 and 5 will receive a thank you giftand $70 deposited into their new account.


Launched by Kristen Christian, a Los Angeles art gallery owner unhappy withher bank, Nov. 5 has been dubbed Bank Transfer Day, when consumersact on their growing frustration with big banks by switching to acommunity bank or credit union.

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