Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC), and US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) are having a good year when compared to some of their more troubled peers.

Dubbed the "good banks" by Motley Fool financial analyst David Hanson, is the positive performance of these so-called "good banks" surprising?

In this episode of The Motley Fool's Where the Money Is, David Hanson and fellow financial analyst Tyler Riggs dig deeper into the changing face of the banking industry and discuss what makes these good, solid banks stand out from all the rest.

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