Spencer Tierney

Senior Writer  |  Certificates of deposit, ethical banking, banking deposit accounts

Spencer Tierney is a consumer banking writer at NerdWallet. He has covered personal finance since 2013, with a focus on certificates of deposit and other banking-related topics. His work has been featured by The Washington Post, USA Today, The Associated Press and the Los Angeles Times, among others. He is based in Berkeley, California.

Education: B.A. in English from University of California, Berkeley

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Bank Deposits Can Help Your Community and the World

If you like to support eco-friendly businesses or boycott companies that don't pay workers well, you can also make a difference by where you bank. Some banks and credit unions ensure that their practices do social and environmental good, backed up by third-party certifications.

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