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Terri Friedline, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Michigan and Ameya Pawar, Adjunct Lecturer at the Crown School of Social Work, Policy and Practice, University of Chicago.

Postal banking could provide free accounts to 21 million Americans who don’t have access to a credit union or community bank

About a quarter of census tracts with a post office don’t have a community bank or credit union branch, suggesting postal banking could provide a financial lifeline to the millions of Americans without a bank account, according to our new research by Terri Friedline, University of Michigan and Ameya Pawar, University of Chicago.

Subjects: Economy, Financial System