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    list of thrifts: Original post by Ben Taylor of Demand Media A thrift institution -- or "thrift" -- is a type of bank or credit union that is owned by its depositors. The process of converting a thrift bank from private to public ownership is called a thrift conversion. Before going public, a thrift has its value appraised, then sets its initial public offering (IPO) price within 15 percent above or…

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