Bank Local

Bank Local

The Bank Local page is Sonoma County's resource on community banking. Learn why banking locally is so important, get to know your local financial institutions, and find the resources you need make the shift to a community bank or credit union. Lower fees, better service and a stronger local economy for Sonoma County. Make the Bank Local shift today!

Santa Rosa Moves $1.5 Million to Local Banks and Credit Unions

City of Santa Rosa is moving $1.5 million in deposits ($250,000 each) to Community First Credit Union, Exchange Bank, First Community Bank, Redwood Credit Union, Sonoma County Grange Credit Union and Summit State Bank.

Rob Eyler Answers: What is a Depository Institution?

Professor Eyler recently presented a lucid take on banking and how it works at an Invest Local | Bank Local gathering at Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center.

Local Banks and Credit Unions: More Loans, Less Defaults
Sonoma County Banking Revealed

To help you find a local bank that is right for you, we have compiled research on Sonoma County banks and credit unions.

Find a Bank or Credit Union Near You

No matter where you live in Sonoma County, there is a local bank or credit union there to serve you.

Why Bank Local?

Local banks and credit unions play an important role in our local economy that increases the impact of the shift.


VIDEO: Move Your Money

People all over the country are choosing to move their money out of bigger banks and into smaller, community-oriented financial institutions that generally avoided the reckless investments and schemes that helped cause the financial crisis.

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RCU's Donna Zapata: Latina Empresaria Hall of Fame Award
Exchange Bank East Petaluma Branch Grand Opening
Exchange Bank Celebrates Grand Opening of New Branch in East Petaluma
RCU Helps 2,000 Residents Shred Documents for Security
Mendo Lake and Community First Credit Unions Merge
Legal Merger Between Mendo Lake and Community First Complete; Technologies to Merge July 31
RCU Announces ATM Fee Rebate Program
RCU Launches Mobile Person-to-Person (P2P) Payments
Redwood Credit Union Ranks Among Nation’s Top Performers
Redwood Credit Union Wins Community Philanthropy Award
Redwood Credit Union Remodels Petaluma Branch
RCU Celebrates Credit Union Youth Month
Redwood Credit Union Reports Strong 2016 Results