FDIC: Poor, minorities struggle to access banks
Published 12/03/2009, The Jamestown Sun
More han a million American households lost access to basic banking services like savings accounts last year, bank regulators say. Those families are among 30 million households that have little or no access to such services, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Poor, minority and immigrant families are especially hard-hit.Word count: 689
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