Can someone recommend a good resource on moving off of corporate banking and to more socially responsible alternatives, like credit unions?

In particular, curious about how one would get and evaluate the alternatives. Both for everyday checking account type stuff and for retirement savings (eg alternatives to Vanguard?), ideally.

Thx πŸ™πŸ’—

Haunted by all the things I should have said.

Calling all PhD-students doing research on platform coops -- check-out this workshop in Utrecht, the Netherlands, 9 December 2019. Contact for details.

If you have freelance income and want to funnel your retirement savings in the economy, is organizing a cohort of 100 folks to set up self-directed solo 401ks by the end of the year. Check this form for more details and to sign up to be part of the cohort! Today, October 3rd, there is a little root tendril starting to form. I opted to go with the water propagation method. Here was my initial setup, on September 23rd.

A couple of weeks ago, I finally got around to starting the process or propagating the succulent cutting I got from the exchange.


Come to our free plant swap on Saturday August 10 from 12-2 pm! Bring extra succulent cuttings, seeds, seedlings, and plants, or simply show up. This is about having fun with gardening without needing to buy much. All women and nonbinary people invited:


The ignominy of having to drink Starbucks!


i live for details like β€œuber employees are upset that the free coffee at work has been switched from stumptown to Starbucks”


"A product-engineering team is a lot like a system of checks and balances. [...] Healthy teams should have disagreements."

One of my fav PM's ( latest:

Reasons why I've gotten proficient at doing stuff one-handed.

Sometimes "but you'd be such a great manager!" sounds lot like the corporate version of "but you'd be a great mother!"


When you know it’s going to be an extremely good informational interview right off the bat:
Me: β€œSo how did you initially get into engineering management?” β€œHonestly, sexism.”


It's actually just marriage.


Every woman's biggest nightmare is late marriage.


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