Post Offices Could Give Low-Income Americans Access to Financial Services

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Family-Centered Social Policy's Mapping Financial Opportunity project was cited by MarketWatch's Steven Kutz in a piece on the potential of postal banking to increase access to mainstream financial services amongst low-income Americans:

If U.S. Postal Service (USPS) branches offered banking services, more lower income people and minorities could benefit, according to a new study, "Can Post Offices Increase Access to Financial Services?" by researchers Mathieu Despard, Terri Friedline and Kevin Refior, as part of the Mapping Financial Opportunity project, which is part of the University of Kansas.