Covering poverty and banking services

The United States Postal Service released a report entitled “Providing Non-Bank Financial Services for the Underserved” that outlined how the USPS could provide nonbank services to those unable or unwilling to use banks and other traditional financial services. Published by the Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General, the report states that services offered by […]

Covering poverty and the New Year

A report released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality last week highlighted the effects of rising unemployment and poverty in the U.S. Stanford News covered the report, entitled “The State of the Union on Poverty and Inequality in 2014.” Specific topics covered include the impact of the social safety net, educational inequality from […]