Account Denied: Tough Standards Exclude Low-Income People From Banks

Aug 1, 2013

Most people need bank accounts. But these days a relatively minor mistake like a bounced check can get you banned from a bank for up to seven years. Ross Reynolds talks to Jerry DeGrieck, the senior policy adviser to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, about how this is hurting low-income people who just need a way to cash their checks and keep money safe.

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