Why Bernie Sanders Wants Post Offices To Offer Banking
Bernie Sanders' plan for post offices to provide banking services aims to boost low-income neighborhoods' options, but how much would it help?By Sebastian Martinez | October 29, 2015
Bernie Sanders wants post offices to serve as banks.
"I think that the postal service, in fact, can play an important role in providing modest types of banking service to folks who need it," Sanders told Fusion.
Banks sometimes avoid poor areas, causing "banking deserts."