As several more mayors moved to shut down Occupy encampments, demonstrators continue to be steadfast in promoting credit unions as the only alternative to banks.

Within the industry, some credit unions have welcomed the endorsement while choosing to keep their distance from the day-to-day sit-ins and demonstrations by Occupiers.

The $92 million Northwest Resource Federal Credit Union hasn't shied away from Occupy Portland, welcoming many of those who marched downtown on Bank Transfer Day.

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