Comments on: America’s unbanked http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: drewbie http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/comment-page-1/#comment-9557 Thu, 03 Dec 2009 15:48:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/#comment-9557 You quote that most common reason is that they don’t feel they need banks, and then suggest the need for a program to help them sign up anyway? How much of the budget for said program would go toward convincing the people hit hardest by the bank-caused recession that giving their money to a bank would be a good idea?

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By: Mliton Friedman's Ghost http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/comment-page-1/#comment-9552 Thu, 03 Dec 2009 14:46:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/#comment-9552 In light of the way in which banks are and have been operating (see the nicely done PBS Frontline series aired recently) is it such a bad thing so many are unbanked? Perhaps we should all be…

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By: Bankeuro http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/comment-page-1/#comment-9541 Thu, 03 Dec 2009 02:13:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/12/02/americas-unbanked/#comment-9541 In some European states banks are forced by law offer a basic account for the poor, so all the exploting of the ASF in not an issue. Would help the US to introduce sth like this, now the banks are anyway on their knees in front of DC.

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