Post-Crash Branch Closures Strike Hardest in Poorest U.S. Areas

Post-Crash Branch Closures Strike Hardest in Poorest U.S. Areas

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The Bronx, New York, ranks behind only Hidalgo County in Texas as the nation’s most unbanked large county, with 48 percent of households either not having an account or relying on alternative financial providers to pay bills and cash checks.