As more big banks collapse, and the markets keep plummeting, I, like everyone else, am wondering what the heck I should do with my money, other than stuff it in that secret compartment carved inside the sofa cushion (that’s for the drugs). Well, I think I’ve found the perfect place to deposit my weekly check!
THE SMALLEST BANK IN AMERICA: Oakwood State Bank.
No ATM’s. No computers. It’s run by a peepaw. Watch this video, which could possibly be the best piece of investigative journalism ever made. It starts out very ominous and sad, and then turns into a good ole time talkin’ toot about bankin’. And at the 4:30 mark, there’s a great use of editing to illustrate how the bank takes its lunch hour. Very dramatic.
R.R. WILEY DOES NOT LIKE CHANGE.
Which is ironic, because it appears that his bank is only capable of making change.