It’s Not Me, It’s You, and a Word on Financial Loyalties

Have you ever stayed in a relationship out of a sense of familiarity, obligation, or convenience? I’m not talking about your love life. I’m talking about the bank that is not doing its part to grow your money.

In high school I opened an account with a certain bank. I picked this bank because of its proximity to my internship senior year. When I left for college, I stayed with the bank because it was down the street from my campus. More than a decade later I am still a customer of the bank. You see, the thing is, the bank has a branch…