The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

Postal Banking Worked – Let’s Bring It Back
Postal banking was the most successful experiment in financial inclusion in the United States—a problem in front of us once again.

Rural Blog: Having Post Offices Offer Banking Services Could Help USPS and Low-Income Residents, Advocates Say
If the U.S. Postal Service began offering services such as paycheck cashing, bill payment and free ATMs, it would help revive the Postal Service's dire outlook while also helping low-income residents who rely on high interest lenders, says consumer advocates, financial reform groups, postal labor unions and some leading liberals, such as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Jim Puzzanghera reports for the Los Angeles Times.

Ten Reasons to Be Optimistic About USPS in 2016
It is time to take a look at reasons to be optimistic about one of the most important and enduring elements of our national infrastructure.