BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Bank of America (BAC - Get Report) and Goldman Sachs (GS - Get Report) are stronger than ever after the government gave big banks favorable treatment during the credit crisis. A consumer movement is eroding that support.Media maven Arianna Huffington, economist Rob Johnson and several of their friends recently launched an initiative and Web site called Move Your Money. The site uses fictitious banker George Bailey from the movie "It's a Wonderful Life" as the poster boy for community-banking goodness. (The villainous Mr. Potter represents the too-big-to-fail banks, naturally.) Move Your Money features a tool that helps users find local community banks with institutional risk analysis (IRA) grades of "B" or higher, encouraging Americans to open accounts at stable banks that don't nickel-and-dime consumers with fees.
Big-Bank Backlash Begins
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