December 2009 Archives

The New York Times
Sparking a Savings Revolution
By: Nicholas D. Krisof
December 30, 2009

There's an old saying about poverty: Give me a fish, and I'll eat for a day. Give me a fishing rod, and I'll eat for a lifetime.

There are many variations in that theme. In Somalia, I heard a darker version: If I buy food, I'll eat for a day. If I buy a gun, I'll eat every day.

The Other Underbanked

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US Banker
By: Marian Raab
December 28, 2009

When Sue Rexford opens a small-business banking account for her new venture - Bodhi Tree Therapeutic Massage - she will be looking for a financial institution that can provide two things: convenience and low fees. "Those are the key factors," says Rexford, a licensed massage therapist who opened Bodhi Tree in South Orange, N.J., in September.

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