Is Free Checking a Thing of the Past?

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, ended its popular free e-checking account and is now requiring customers to maintain a minimum...

Voters Support Holding Wall Street Accountable

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)   U.S. voters strongly support holding Wall Street accountable, according to a 2017 poll by Americans for Financial Reform (AFR). Majorities of...

AFL-CIO Endorses Campaign for Postal Banking

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Delegates to the 2017 AFL-CIO Convention unani- mously passed Resolution 46, “Support Postal Financial Services and Postal Banking.”

Bank Closings and Lack of Confidence Point the Way to Postal Banking

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Way back in 1956, an article in the Monthly Business Review made a case for ending the Postal Savings System (see box). “It would seem that the...

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