The aim of this research is to understand how the meaning of bank interest according to themanager PT CTU. This research uses symbolic interactionism approach. Through five informants who have a position in PT CTU, researcher found the duality of meaning that contradicteach other. The duality of the meaning is (1) bank interest in return for services and (2) bankinterest as a liability for social activities. The dominant meaning in the contradiction is bankinterest as a liability for social activities due to the power of shareholders.